Behind The Lines

On Thursday, Donald Trump called for America’s November election to be postponed. This has been expected for some time. (More…)

British capitalism found a great friend in the Russian oligarchy. (More…)

In the wake of the police murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, Black Lives Matter (BLM) has become a ubiquitous slogan and a powerful network of African American-led organisations fighting for racial justice in the United States. (More…)

Fringe groups can do serious damage to democracy. We’ve seen just how dangerous they can be with the killing of Jo Cox. (More…)

Despite the contemporary far-right’s propensity for hard-line nationalism, its a global phenomenon. (More…)

All of the signs were in English. For most Berliners, the language is so common, they take it for granted. Especially for a city in which a quarter of the population is international. (More…)

The year 2020 has been filled with wild plot twists, from the Coronavirus pandemic to a national uprising against white supremacy in the United States. (More…)

The orchestration of Chinese politics by the Communist Party continues. But this year, the National People’s Party Congress was different. (More…)

Religion is not a country. But, if you’re looking to burnish your nationalist credentials, savaging a young woman for converting to Islam means otherwise. (More…)