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Tag Archives: International

Why Britain Joined the European Union

This hilarious skit from a British comedy called “Yes Minister” is a little old, but it is suddenly hilarious. And includes a pretty accurate definition of “diplomacy”.


Location, Location, Location

When Donald Trump was in Scotland opening his new golf course, he tweeted about the UK vote to leave the EU. He responded: This is yet another example of Trump’s inability to understand reality or speak the truth. Scotland voted overwhelmingly (62% to 38%) to remain in the EU. Which brought on a shit-storm of […]


Britain is Screwed

The British pound has already lost more than 25 cents against the dollar, the worst drop in the history of the UK. Similar drops in various stock markets are expected. It is estimated that the British economy will shrink by 3.8 to 7.5 percent. This is what happens when xenophobia and rampant nationalism win. Brexit […]


Theories of International Politics and Zombies

I kid you not. This is an actual book title by political scientist Daniel Drezner, which you can buy on Amazon: What would happen to international politics if the dead rose from the grave and started to eat the living? Daniel Drezner’s groundbreaking book answers the question that other international relations scholars have been too […]