Antarctica as a Chinese Political Monopoly: Guest Opinion Piece By Filip Đukić

'Minerals, commercial fishing and tourism are just some of the reasons that are increasingly attracting countries around the world to take an even stronger position in the race for Antarctica.'

The Creeping Crisis: Slovakia’s Housing Policy Failure

The obsession with ownership and the lamentable state of our housing policy means we’ve got another thing coming. Housing has been a serious problem in Slovakia for decades. First, there was the socialist housing. Beleaguered with long waiting times and short supply, these government-built apartments carried all the space and comfort of a Turkish prison … Continue reading The Creeping Crisis: Slovakia’s Housing Policy Failure


New York Police Union Supports Trump

On Friday, 16th of August, a union representing tens of thousands of New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers took an historical action - endorsing President Donald Trump for re-election. This action, which has not been seen in 40 years in the case of NYPD, has come as quite a shock to many people across … Continue reading New York Police Union Supports Trump

Nicola Sturgeon and her hostility to Westminster

As we all know, the Scottish Government under the Scottish National Party (SNP) has tried to prove that they can deal with Covid-19 in their own way. This has led to the leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon, to take strong action, attempting to lock down the country quicker than the rest of the UK. … Continue reading Nicola Sturgeon and her hostility to Westminster

Policy of Stupidity

"Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity". This simple idea, commonly known as Hanlon's razor, is a golden rule when it comes to judging people's behaviour in the world. Especially when it comes to politicians and their failed policies. As much as we would like to think that the people who … Continue reading Policy of Stupidity

Kim Jong: Ill?

Over the past week, there have been multiple reports concerning the possible fate of the missing North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Depending on which source you read, he is either dead, alive, or somewhere in between. Some reports have claimed the Chinese medical team, sent to save him, arrived too late. Others that the … Continue reading Kim Jong: Ill?