This is a somewhat rare case where the biggest American political story of the week just passed actually occurred outside the United States. It gets even more unusual from there. A holiday Friday – and make no mistake Black Friday has become a quasi holiday in America – is usually a rather slow news day. Black Friday 2021 was anything but!
Another new year is upon us and in American politics it doesn’t appear it will be a quiet, boring one! I’ll try and predict what the top five stories of 2020 will be. Let’s explore. Continue reading 2020 Clearly?
Niger. Up until recently I’m willing to bet that I was among the very few Americans that actually knew how to pronounce the name of this African country. I think I could have found it on a map; I know I would have at least been very close. Over the last week or so it has been one of the hottest topics in American politics and serious political thinkers still have many more questions than answers. Let’s explore. Continue reading Niger Questions