Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs What form of governance is “best”? What is most durable? What is most equitable? What produces the best economic results? These questions are usually posed — and the answers are usually imposed — as though a universally applicable model could be found by […]

Time for Germany to add some muscle to its global leadership

Time for Germany to add some muscle to its global leadership

Special to WorldTribune.com By Dr.Fariborz Saremi, August 28,2017 Since the Second World War German leaders have, understandably, shrunk from the idea that their country can exercise leadership on the global stage. The view in Bonn and then Berlin was that German power should be exercised through Europe. But the EU is no longer enough. Foreign […]

‘Brexit jihadis’: British liberal leader blasts over-65s who voted to leave EU

‘Brexit jihadis’: British liberal leader blasts over-65s who voted to leave EU

by WorldTribune Staff, August 6, 2017 Those who voted for Brexit are “predominantly elderly” people who were “obsessed by the worry of 80 million Turks coming over and being in their village,” the leader of Britain’s Liberal Democrats said. Vince Cable, writing in the Mail on Sunday, blasted Brexit supporters over age 65 as “self-declared martyrs” […]

Global warmed up: Study finds temperature data systematically fudged upward

Global warmed up: Study finds temperature data systematically fudged upward

by WorldTribune Staff, July 6, 2017 It is impossible to conclude that recent years have been the warmest ever because climate scientists have continually adjusted global surface temperature readings upward, a new study says. The readings by scientists in recent years “are totally inconsistent with published and credible U.S. and other temperature data,” according to […]

Johnny Depp applauded for suggesting ‘it’s time’ another actor ‘assassinated a president’

Johnny Depp applauded for suggesting ‘it’s time’ another actor ‘assassinated a president’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2017 Many observers believe Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp went off the deep end on June 22 when, to a round of applause, he quipped about the assassination of U.S. President Donald Trump. While introducing a movie at “Cinemageddon,” a film stage at England’s famous Glastonbury Festival, Depp […]

Green-energy cladding tied to ‘towering inferno’ widely used on London buildings

Green-energy cladding tied to ‘towering inferno’ widely used on London buildings

by WorldTribune Staff, June 20, 2017 UK officials since 1999 had warned of the risks of using environmentally friendly exterior insulation on buildings, only to be ignored by environmentalists. A blog post by the Grenfell Action Group in November 2016 warned that “only a catastrophic event” would bring attention to the issue. That “catastrophic event” […]

Helmut Kohl, 87: Architect of German reunification, U.S. friend

Helmut Kohl, 87: Architect of German reunification, U.S. friend

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Thirty years ago this week in 1987, President Ronald Reagan visiting Berlin, made his famous challenge, “Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall.” Alongside the American President stood German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. A few years earlier I met Helmut Kohl campaigning in his native Rheinland. Kohl, […]

Lacking Thatcher’s Steel, UK’s May now seen as ‘weak and wounded

Lacking Thatcher’s Steel, UK’s May now seen as ‘weak and wounded

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler NEW YORK — It’s political May Day for Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May after what appeared as a massive miscalculation in calling a general election which she narrowly won. Though the ruling Conservative party gained the largest share of seats and votes in the 650 seat Parliament, the […]

Forget the Russians: New conspiracy theory ties both Trump and Brexit to billionaire Mercer

Forget the Russians: New conspiracy theory ties both Trump and Brexit to billionaire Mercer

by WorldTribune Staff, June 11, 2017 With Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller ramping up, the Trump-Russia collusion theory, still unsupported by facts, continues to make headlines despite declining public interest. But against the good news in economic trends for the new administration, the establishment media-political complex is trotting out a new conspiracy theory involving Brexit and […]

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