World Politics

World Politics
Political news of a global nature that affects the United States.

Our founding fathers did not believe in a government which was a complete Democracy. They believed that electing officials who would vote according to the wishes of their constituents would be more efficient. A...
Prime Minister

According to ABC News, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has survived a Feb. 16, 2016, vote, which would have ousted both he and his Cabinet. President Petro Poroshenko had previously requested the resignation of...
Putin

"Newsweek"suggested that Vladimir Putin and Russia are so spectacularly corrupt they have been described as a kleptocracy, which is defined as a country run by criminals. This could explain why he has been so successful because Putin's corruption knows...
Rob Ford

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, whose reign was marked by outrageous antics, erratic behavior, and substance abuse, died on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, from a rare, aggressive form of cancer known as pleomorphic liposarcoma....
Iceland

This is old news. Revolution is in the air and America is just catching wind. One can’t help but feel embarrassed. Since 2008, Iceland has been raising the bar for people’s sovereignty and progressive...
putin

Despite what can fairly be called a tough ending to 2014, Vladimir Putin has been voted Russia's "Man of the Year" via a Public Opinion Foundation poll. 1,500 people voted in the Russian foundation's...
NASA

NASA’s failed first attempt to inflate the inflatable room was a major setback in the future of space exploration for both professional astronauts and tourists, but its second attempt was successful. According to the...
Turkey

Tayyip Erdogan was elected in 2014 as the President of Turkey. Although he is extremely unpopular with the majority of the nation’s people, he managed to become the first president selected in a general...
climate change

United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel spoke in Peru on Monday about how the Pentagon views the threat of climate change and what it is doing to combat it. The Pentagon also released...
Tony Abbott, Abbott

The "Game of Thrones" is on in Australia as a spill motion to get rid of Prime Minister Tony Abbott is about to be voted on. After a disastrous knighthood incident involving Prince Phillip...
Pirate Party

The BBC stated, on Oct. 29, 2016, that polls indicate the Pirate Party is attempting to form a coalition with other parties in Iceland. The movement would then form a coup d'etat of the dominant...

The 21st United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP21) agreed to a historic climate change deal in Paris on Dec. 12, 2015. The COP21 pact has been seen by many observers as giving a fresh impetus...
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