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Conspiracy in Libya? Intervention is Saving Lives

In Peter Storey on April 21, 2011 at 8:00 am

Peter Storey is responding to Michael Pickles’ article yesterday, ‘The Great Libyan Conspiracy’.  He agrees with the UN intervention in Libya, not to remove Gaddafi from power, but from a humanitarian perspective. Read the rest of this entry »

Do you meet the criteria for democracy?

In Peter Storey on March 4, 2011 at 10:49 am

Peter Storey writes that the big question facing the revolutionaries of the Middle East is: Can you handle democracy? Read the rest of this entry »

FIFA World Cup Vote Scandal

In Peter Storey on December 15, 2010 at 8:56 am

Peter Storey asks “You’re telling me the Pope can sanction condoms and FIFA can’t change their voting system?! ” Read the rest of this entry »

Berlusconi – Possibly the only Prime Minister to have 2/3 of his Wikipedia page classified as ‘controversies’

In Peter Storey on November 9, 2010 at 11:18 am

Peter Storey marvels at how Berlusconi manages to stay in power, despite scandal after scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

Is asking ‘was Hobbes British?’ similar to asking ‘is the pope Catholic?’?

In Peter Storey on November 1, 2010 at 7:00 am
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)

Image via Wikipedia

“Thomas Hobbes, who argued against undermining the power structure, in many ways, is like a typical modern day Brit” says Peter Storey.

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Mid-Terms, Tea Parties, Jon Stewart & the State of Politics

In Peter Storey on October 13, 2010 at 4:12 pm

The mid-term elections in America are fastly approaching, and will be the first real acid test of Barack Obama’s presidency. Political Promise will bring you the best coverage over the next month, starting with this introduction by Peter Storey. Read the rest of this entry »