The Fall of the Berlin Wall Seemed Like a Victory for Democracy. 30 Years Later, Both Sides Are Losing
Thirty years ago, the fall of the Berlin Wall seemed to mark the victory of capitalism and democracy in the Cold War. The George H.W. Bush Administration proclaimed a “Europe whole and free” and a new
Education is one of Britain’s most successful exports, bringing in almost £20bn a year. Universities and ministers love to talk up its economic benefits. They are less keen to discuss the costs and compromises
Perhaps these protests will merge into international revolt against injustice, inequality and oppressive powers-that-be. A spate of large-scale street protests around the world, from Chile and Hong Kong
For the past week, the streets of Chile’s capital, Santiago have resounded with the sound of banging metal pots, the rallying call of more than 400,000 protesters taking part in demonstrations across country.
After 1994, the architecture of apartheid – the separation of rich and poor, black and white – was to be eradicated with creative and determined urban planning. It has not quite happened It doesn’t take
Children born in the 1980s - so called generation Y - are the first since the second world war to be worse off than their predecessors, the first study of its kind has revealed. The Institute for Fiscal
Females are taking more active roles in militaries, serving on the front lines of armed conflicts and as peacekeepers in the world‘s hot spots. In a desert town in east-central Syria, two prisoners sat