Mexico on the Brink – But of What?

The government blames the nationwide protests on groups seeking to “destabilize the country” and undermine the “reform agenda.” But in this militarized, corrupt society, the risk of escalation of violence is immense.

Run, Scotland, Run

By birth I am English, with Scottish and Welsh ancestry. I like that our cultures are rich, intertwined, yet different. But if I were Scottish and had the opportunity to escape the politics of Westminster, I’d vote for independence in a heartbeat.