But that same history tells of the greatness of the human race. We have ended serfdom and slavery, abolished the divine right of kings, and introduced parliamentary democracy.
Liberty and national borders
A second chamber makes governments more careful about what they propose – without one they can exercise control unchallenged.
Is 'politicisation' undermining the integrity of our institutions, the functioning of our democracy and the core principle of merit?
American presidents elected in a year ending with a zero have a tendency to die in office. Will Joe Biden (elected in 2020) also die in office?
The surprising thing is not that the British were originally involved in the slave trade - everyone was - but that they unilaterally decided to end it.
Hanania is skeptical about the value of reading old books primarily on the grounds that human thought has made progress over time and thereby rendered many of the arguments of the past irrelevant for the modern world.
Australia is a federation, although for decades now it has been hard to notice.
Neither has sympathy for the woke, neither declares their pronouns, chooses their gender, or seeks to cancel those with whom they disagree.
There may not have been the night of the
The people that form the community are the most important aspect of the endeavour and the foresight (both in philosophical and practical matters) of those that found it.
The coronation of King Charles III is a lesson on how English monarchy understands itself as foundational for the nation.