Author: Adam Garrie

While Some Nations Are Inspired by Nostalgia – Chinese President Xi Encourages The Youth to Dream Big For a Brighter Future

A frequent refrain among much of western media on all sides of the ideological spectrum is that “things aren’t what they used to be”. Donald Trump’s winning campaign slogan “Make America Great Again” was in fact a variation on this common theme – the clear implication being that things have […]

The Unspoken Geopolitical Overtones of Russia’s World Cup Victory Over Spain

Yesterday, Russia defied all expectations by defending against the football powerhouse that is Spain. After no team scored in extra time, the match went to a penalty shoot-out where Russia ultimately clenched victory, thereby forcing the exit of Spain from international football’s biggest tournament. But while the match is already […]

Lopez Obrador Wins Historic Mexican Election – But Will he Tackle The Drug Problem With Duterte Style Commitment?

AMLO finally wins For the first time in history, the Mexican people have elected a President from outside of the liberal/centre-right mainstream. But far from being a political outsider, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (or AMLO as he is affectionately known in Mexico) is a political veteran. For five years he […]