Showing 1 - 10 results of 228 for "Sholto Byrnes"
Complaints about foreign meddling in American elections are hypocritical – for the US is one of the worst culprits
If there is one country that has interfered with elections and the choice of leaders around the world more than any other, it is the US
February 20, 2018
How to win friends and influence people, the Soros way
The billionaire financier has prompted controversy by funding political campaigns – but is his support more about imposing his world view than his philanthropy?
February 13, 2018
The global appetite for political disruption remains undimmed
Some call them anti-politicians, others call them authentic. Sholto Byrnes traces a worldwide democratic trend
February 6, 2018
The most important battle of our times is the war against fake news
There is a growing consensus that this is a deep-seated and widespread problem, writes Sholto Byrnes
January 30, 2018
Carillion's collapse shows corporations are not always vested in the public good
Should vital public amenities be provided by those out to make as much cash for themselves as possible?
January 23, 2018
A year after Trump took office, democracy is doing just fine, thanks
Sholto Byrnes presents an alternative argument to those who say democracy is retreating
January 16, 2018
Choosing a nonagenerian former PM to head Malaysia's opposition is a regressive move
The notion that this represents change is laughable and reflects poorly on the opposition
January 9, 2018
The folly of making predictions (or, what we got wrong in 2017)
Sholto Byrnes reviews some of the signs we misread last year and suggests this year might turn out different to how many of us think it will
January 2, 2018
Surely the world has moved on from believing 'West is best'?
The West thinks its values are universal, so it's fine to push those abroad, but when China does something similar it is viewed with suspicion, writes Sholto Byrnes
December 19, 2017
The quest for a 'United States of Europe' exemplifies the EU elite's contempt for people's wishes
Pushing for deeper European integration in defiance of public sentiment would be catastrophic, writes Sholto Byrnes
December 12, 2017