The roots of the American shutdown
George Friedman | 09 October 2013 |
tags: Barack Obama, government shutdown, USA
The primary system has placed unyielding ideologues at the centre of US politics.
American generosity, second to none
Vincenzina Santoro | 19 August 2013 |
tags: philanthropy, United Nations, USA
September 5 marks the first International Day of Charity. Which country gives the most?
Simon Smart | 27 May 2013 |
tags: book reviews, Christianity, social policy, USA
A sociologist argues in a new book that religion benefits the US by $2.67 trillion every year -- a figure that cannot be ignored.
A new reality in relations between US and Israel
George Friedman | 20 March 2013 |
tags: foreign policy, Israel, Stratfor, USA
It's like a marriage that continues out of habit but whose foundation has withered. Can Obama's visit repair it?
Won’t Back Down
Denyse O'Leary | 11 October 2012 |
tags: education, film reviews, USA
This inspiring film about America's failing schools has a radical diagnosis: shake off the dead hand of the teachers' unions.
A new normal in US foreign policy
George Friedman | 10 October 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, Stratfor, USA
American detachment from the chaos in Syria indicates that a new foreign policy is settling into place.
The human rights and wrongs of “Innocence of Muslims”
Sarah Joseph | 14 September 2012 |
tags: hate speech, Middle East, Muslims, USA
Should the United States have banned the film that has caused ructions in the Middle East as hate speech?
“Tax me please, I’m rich!”
Vincenzina Santoro | 18 January 2012 |
tags: debt crisis, taxation, USA
If they are so keen, why don’t they just give it to the government anyway?
Why America might pull through the demographic collapse
Denyse O'Leary | 31 October 2011 |
tags: demography, population, USA
it is mainly religious people who raise children, and more women in America are religious.
The vox populi says No
Alessandra Nucci | 05 September 2011 |
tags: marriage, same-sex marriage, USA
Despite a recent victory in New York, same-sex marriage is far from being mainstream.
Uganda’s gay bill and the cultural imperialists
Martyn Drakard | 20 January 2010 |
tags: homosexuality, human rights, Uganda, USA
The US is getting heavy handed over Uganda's anti-homosexuality bill, but isn't there a double standard here?