PI Newsletter #73

1. The EU is no haven of democracy The European Parliament is merely a democratic figleaf for the EU. The right to vote is a cornerstone of democracy which had to be fought for. But this right loses its meaning if… Read More ›

PI Newsletter #71

1. Beyond the “Fanaticism of the Center”: Giving Poland and Hungary Their (Qualified) Due Do Poland and Hungary remain free countries? Yes. Is there fear in the streets of Warsaw, Budapest, and other Polish and Hungarian cities? No. Observers should not… Read More ›

PI Newsletter #72

Persecution of Christians is modern-day ‘genocide’ says report as Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt blames failure to confront the oppression of world’s most targeted faith group on ‘political correctness’ Christians are ‘by far the most persecuted’ religious group and are enduring… Read More ›

PI Newsletter #70

Belarusians fight battery factory bankrolled by China These people fear their health is in danger. For months now, they have been vehemently protesting a factory that has been built near their town, which lies in the southwest corner of Belarus on the… Read More ›

PI Newsletter #69

Bolton Builds Anti-China Campaign at the U.N.  Diplomats and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations are also charged with rolling back China’s effort to secure international diplomatic backing for Xi’s signature Belt and Road Initiative, a trillion-dollar economic cooperation… Read More ›

PI Newsletter #68

‘The EU is an empire’ Wolfgang Streeck on why the EU is a deplorable institution that we must leave. EU propaganda enlists people’s desire for peace and friendship to rob them of their most important institutional heritage: the nation state…. Read More ›

PI Newsletter #67

Liberalism Then And Now One remarkable thing about these reversals is that liberals who supported the former have switched to the latter without apology or concern. College professors who once insisted that sexism in hiring stop and men and women… Read More ›

PI Newsletter #66

Europe’s Future Is as China’s Enemy Looking ahead, the United States is going to focus primarily on China. Washington will want Europe to take charge of its own defense so that the United States can devote more resources to Asia,… Read More ›

PI Newsletter #65

The “Disintegration” Of Global Capitalism Could Unleash World War 3, Warns Top EU Economist Drawing on game theory, Hanappi argues that the calculus that none of these countries would be capable of ‘winning’ a world war may be changing in… Read More ›

PI Newsletter #64

Europe Lacks the Will to Defend Itself by Bing West, in Strategika. So the European Union could easily afford to match the United States in defense spending. The fact is the EU has no intention of doing so because it… Read More ›