Category Archives: Politics

Populism – Past and Future

Once confined to specific corners of the world and largely ignored, the 21st century has seen a revival of populism in politics. But where is it headed? Continue reading

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Let Freedom Reign

Marx believed that the most significant social change occurs through outright violence. A government derives its power from its monopoly over the use of force. Once the threat of violence by a government tips over into the actual use of … Continue reading

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Leaders and Democracy

A piece written by a friend recently pulled me into thinking about leaders and how they shape history. Obviously, the discussion started with Hitler and ended with Gandhi. Hitler attained demi-god status in Germany combining a potent mix of socio-economic … Continue reading

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