Carl Bildt is a former prime minister of Sweden and a contributing columnist for The Post. (and a raging globalist!)
If the dominant ideology stops governments from changing social outcomes, they can no longer respond to the needs of the electorate. Politics becomes irrelevant to people’s lives; debate is reduced to the jabber of a remote elite. The disenfranchised turn instead to a virulent anti-politics in which facts and arguments are replaced by slogans, symbols and sensation.
McFaul is the former United States Ambassador to Russia, resigning in February 2014 for family reasons. Prior to his nomination to the ambassadorial position, McFaul worked for the U.S. National Security Council as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of Russian and Eurasian Affairs. After his tenure as ambassador in Moscow, McFaul returned to Stanford University as a Professor of Political Science.
Pie thinks he knows who is to blame for the rise of Trump...and you're not going to like it
The Canadian government website for immigration crashed Tuesday night as Americans on both side of the political divide experienced anxiety over the presidential election. And Google reported web search terms like “Canada immigration” spiked as the GOP candidate did unexpectedly well in the presidential election.
The website cic.gc.ca went to a 500 Internal Server Error throughout the night Tuesday and into the early hours on Wednesday.
Trump's Rust Belt surge caught everyone by surprise, and it's why he's likely to be the next president.
The tool is a computer program called Scout, and it's being tested at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. Think of Scout as a celestial intruder alert system. It's constantly scanning data from telescopes to see if there are any reports of so-called Near Earth Objects. If it finds one, it makes a quick calculation of whether Earth is at risk, and instructs other telescopes to make follow-up observations to see if any risk is real.
Clearly superior to patriarchal soldering.
A Swedish city is considering giving jihadists returning from Syria and Iraq free housing, a driver’s license, and tax benefits to ease their reintegration, but social media users have slammed the proposal, saying it ignores the terrorists’ victims.
Autonomous cars are sexy, but trucks are more practical. And they’ll almost certainly be here sooner than cars, because the industry desperately needs them. The trucking industry hauls 70 percent of the nation’s freight—about 10.5 billion tons annually—and simply doesn’t have enough drivers. The American Trucking Association pegs the shortfall at 48,000 drivers, and says it could hit 175,000 by 2024.
Now the Pentagon is demanding the money back.
Nearly 10,000 soldiers, many of whom served multiple combat tours, have been ordered to repay large enlistment bonuses — and slapped with interest charges, wage garnishments and tax liens if they refuse
Russia has released the first image of its new nuclear missile, a weapon so powerful that it could wipe out nearly all of the United Kingdom or France.
Let's see if I can find any enjoyment in this, or if it ends up yet another boring space opera.
Mid-November. Flying in & out of Dublin. Have several days to kill with not-work-related whatever. Don't know anyone there. Not renting a car. Thoughts on must-sees and day trips?
After watching that third debate last night, I am now completely convinced Hillary Clinton wants a full blown war with Russia.
And the the director of research at CERN, physicist Sergio Bertolucci,
has publicly admitted in the past that the Large Hadron Collider could
potentially open up a “door” to “an extra dimension”.
Donald Trump stole his moves from Freddy Krueger
Karma is a bitch.
Giant fly lands on Hillary Clinton's face during second presidential debate