(José Ignacio Soler, Venezuela, 08/20/19 5:21 am)
Comments from Tor Guimaraes and Jordi Molins on populism encourage me to further develop the discussion. In particular, it would be instructive to look at the possible origins of populism.
(Holger Terp, Denmark, 08/20/19 3:51 am)
Danish politicians and media across the political spectrum are shaking their heads at Trump's comment about purchasing Greenland.
As Greenland's Home Rule chairman Kim Kielsen clearly st
(Timothy Ashby, Spain, 08/19/19 11:10 am)
Rosemary and I have been at our house in Mallorca since July 11th, and have another two weeks before returning to the definitely "un-summery" weather in London.I wanted to share some ob
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 08/19/19 6:28 am)
José Ignacio Soler (17 August) asked whether Salvini's form of populism is a revival of Fascism.
It depends on what one would call a new form of Fascism.
The genuine origi
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 08/19/19 4:48 am)
I agree with José Ignacio Soler's view (August 17th) that "developed nations enjoy higher and more standardized levels of education, lower levels of poverty and social inequalities, an
(Holger Terp, Denmark, 08/19/19 3:59 am)
I have a short history of Greenland here:
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 08/18/19 6:27 am)
The Emperor's latest: He is trying (following Truman's attempt in 1946) to buy Greenland.
By the way, Greenland is also proof of the alternating periods of hot/cold in the world, even i
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 08/18/19 5:39 am)
John Eipper commented on my post of August 16th: "Perhaps the fundamental question is not whether populism is taking over much of the world, but rather why, and why now
(Timothy Brown, USA, 08/18/19 5:04 am)
It's probably just as well I didn't show up to visit Gary Moore in his volcano-top Nicaraguan jail. At the request of Washington, from 1987 through 1990 I was head of the Special Liaison Offi
(Paul Pitlick, USA, 08/17/19 6:39 am)
I apologize for the lateness of my response to Enrique Torner's post of July 29th; I've been busy on another task, and as I've gotten older, multi-tasking isn't as easy as it once was.