Politics

Government is an evil that is no longer necessary

Government United States

Rousseau was perhaps the first to popularize the fiction now taught in civics classes about how government was created. It holds that men sat down together and rationally thought out the concept of government as a solution to problems that confronted them. The government of the United States was, however, …

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Dilma Rousseff: Brazil votes to impeach president

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff impeachment

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday as a hostile and corruption-tainted congress voted to impeach her. In a rowdy session of the lower house presided over by the president’s nemesis, house speaker Eduardo Cunha, voting ended late on Sunday evening with 367 of the 513 deputies backing impeachment …

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Iceland’s Pirate Party polls at 43%

Birgitta Jónsdóttir Pirate party Iceland

The most fascinating and encouraging political movement occurring anywhere on earth at the moment is taking place in the tiny nation of Iceland. No, it has nothing to do with the recent resignation of the country’s Prime Minister after it was discovered via the Panama Papers that he and his wife …

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Demands made for David Cameron to resign following Panama Papers leak

David Cameron resign Panama Papers hack

Protestors have surrounded a hotel where David Cameron admitted he had handled the Panama Papers affair badly, in an attempt to force the Prime Minister to resign. Hundreds of protestors blocked people from entering or leaving the central London venue, which has also been surrounded by police. Activists prevented cars from …

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Donald Trump: NATO is obsolete, UN doesn’t fix anything

Donald Trump NATO obsolete United Nations

Donald Trump on Saturday went further than ever before in his criticism of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, telling a crowd here that we would be fine if NATO broke up. Mr. Trump had previously questioned the need for the organization, and on Saturday he reiterated his criticism that other …

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Nick Cannon releases rap video exposing political system

Nick Cannon rap video politics

Nick Cannon, the celebrity known best for his roles in television comedy shows, has released a deeply profound video about this year’s election cycle. In the video embedded below, Cannon performs a spoken word rap poem outside of a polling station, where he rejects every major candidate and the electoral process as …

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Turkey ‘demands deletion’ of German video exposing President Erdogan

Turkey President Erdogan

The Turkish government has reportedly ordered the deletion from the internet of a German satirical video that pokes fun at President Recep Tayipp Erdoğan and condemns his human rights record. Germany’s ambassador to Turkey, Martin Erdmann, was summoned to the foreign ministry in Ankara last week, according to German media, and asked to …

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Ted Cruz sex scandal: at least 5 different women

Ted Cruz sex scandal

According to the new issue of the National Enquirer, Republican political operatives are investigating rumors that Texas senator Ted Cruz has had extramarital affairs with at least five different women. Courting the evangelical vote, Cruz presents himself as a deeply Christian man—despite the fact that he does not properly tithe. “I …

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