Lost Stars

Fires, earthquakes and floods are natural occurrences. Human conflict and comets a natural phenomenon.

One Damn Thing After Another

United States of America v. Donald J. Trump

Weaponizing the FBI

Catastrophes and well laid schemes can look and seem like the very same thing.

Woke Capitalism

Disney, Gay Pride, and Ron DeSantis collide on Main Street USA.

Sins of Omission

It’s tax time and money talks. Even if you’re a liar.

The Tennessee Three

Southern lawmakers trigger national roll call for gun violence in America.

Razing Morale on Capitol Hill

U.S. Congressman Barney Frank paced himself through 32 years on Capitol Hill masterfully charting a new world. Editor-in-Chief DREW GOWING sits down with the political icon in Washington DC.

Denmark's Wind Revolution

The U.S. seems to be copying Denmark’s clean energy strategy, but shouldn't they see the palace secrets first?

Ready For Rish

The last four 'to the manor born' prime ministers were shown the door. Can Rishi Sunak’s Hindu mojo & financial savvy turn the UK’s fragile economy into a Conservative win?

Lula's Prison Notebooks

Lula da Silva released from prison to serve third term as President of Brazil.

The Impostor Syndrome

Chameleons at best only blend surreptitiously into their enviornments.

The Thucydides Trap

President’s Xi and Putin may be the new “it” couple in the East but is the enemy of your enemy really a friend?

Madame Formosa

Her face launched 1000 ships when she woke the Sleeping Dragon.

Dynasty 2.0

Ferdinand Marcos Jr reclaims the Philippines in the esprit de corps of dynasty.

We Are

Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as first Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court

Russo-Ukranian Playbook

The Russia-Ukraine Crisis is playing out in lock step with World War II.

America United

Joe Biden fosters unity in an inauguration address singularly focused on America United.

Capitol Seige & Coup

Congress certifies Joe Biden and Donald Trump concedes following a historic coup at the U.S. Capitol.

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Diplomacy & Soft Skills Inspiring the World in Major Ways

Diplomacy & Soft Skills Inspiring the World in Major Ways

The Platinum Queen

Queen Elizabeth logged 70 years on the throne with a reign and warning for the Information Age.

A Man For All Seasons

Pope Benedict XVI: A holy whistleblower of the Vatican City state.

The Iron Lady

Margaret Thatcher polarised opinion, policy and people more than any other figure in modern political history. Contributor MATTHEW FLACKS remembers the UK's Prime Minister and calulates her legacy to Britain and the world.

New American Moment

Construction of the controversial Mexico—U.S. Barrier Wall has begun. Contributor DYLAN SMITH explores how DACA, Dreamers and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval are informing the New American Moment.

Alan Duncan: The Axis of Conservatism

He's the first conservative openly gay Member of Parliament. Contributor MATTHEW FLACKS talks with the Secretary of State at Westminster.

Why We Say "I do."

Jimmy, Rosalynn Carter celebrate 75 years of ‘full partnership’ this week with a word of advice to those who’re daring to say ‘I do.”

Europe's Migrant Crisis

Secretary of State Andrew Mitchell on Europe's Immigration Crisis and the Axis of Evil.

The Earl of Leicester: Modern Aristocrat

England's aristrocracy has ruled since Medieval times. Contributor MATTHEW FLACKS chats with the 8th Earl of Leicester about cycling into modernity.

Countess Carnarvon: The Real Downton Abbey

The 8th Countess of Carnarvon recounts how the chatelaines of Highclere rescued, liberated and saved "The Real Downton Abbey."

Betting Down: Church, State and Crown

Head of State / Protector of Faith? Can anyone serve both Church and State?

The Thanksgiving Proclamation

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln

The Year of the Lord

The son of God and Abraham. Some serve God, others man.

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It’s an idyllic corner in a quintessential town where service was the key to an American city.
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