Friday, October 23, 2020

Pope Francis' relationship to a movement that divided Latin America

As Pope Francis visits the United States, liberation theology is again in the public debate - and for good reason. Commentators have noted -...

The weaponization of everything Globalization's dark side

The element of surprise in international relations appears more frequent and more ferocious. Are these shocks to be expected from a dangerously fragile political...

Britain's oil demand is growing again Kemp

UK petroleum consumption is growing at some of the fastest rates for a decade, as strong economic growth and cheaper fuel prices spur increased...

Politicizing the Hajj Stampede

It is a never-ending story. Whenever an emergency occurs during the Hajj season, certain parties blame Saudi Arabia who, nevertheless, continues to give pilgrims...

As Xi visits the United States, China's economy is at a tipping point

China has narrowly escaped major financial crises for over two decades. But the good times may soon be over - and not because of...

The real reason China's leader jailed so many of his peers

While speaking to tech leaders in Seattle on Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping denied that his pursuit of corrupt officials was a "House of...

Pope-onomics Francis' keys to a better economy – and world

During a long flight home from Paraguay to Rome in July, after a South American tour full of jeremiads against global capitalism's ills, Pope...

Union defeats extremism: Al-Asheikh

Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh called on the Islamic Ummah to stand united in defeating extremists who are harming the image of Islam. “The...

Do China's ghost cities offer a solution to Europe's migrant crisis?

Nearly 150,000 Syrian refugees have already claimed asylum in Europe and tens of thousands more are flooding the borders in search of places to...

How Pope Francis can win back the West and secure his church's future

When Pope Francis arrives in the United States Tuesday, he will encounter three broad groups of Catholics. There are those who feel energized about...

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