International

EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

UK and EU talk again, but France and Italy bicker

UK May goes back to EU again, but they’re still not budging Prime Minister Theresa May and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, have...
china

Chinese New Year Brings Tensions With Taiwan

This week in Asia we follow a lot of the usual suspects. A UN report indicates a startling discovery of North Korea’s nuclear situation, China...
americas, trump

More Democrats Push For Presidency & Private Healthcare For Canada?

"Virginia’s governor is a racist, the Ontario PCs may try to privatize healthcare, and more East Coast progressives are running for President. This is the last week in the Americas."
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

EU Says No To Changing Backstop, & Italy Slides Into Resession

UK Two amendments of seven on Brexit deal passes On Monday, seven amendments to the EU withdrawal agreement were put to the House of Commons, one...
china

Japan & South Korean Military Tensions Rise

This weeks roundup we look at some continuing stories as there isn’t much news in Asia that is any grand geopolitical importance. In China,...
americas, trump

Venezuela Worsens, Shutdown Ends, & Too Many Candidates

The longest shutdown in U.S. history came to an end, or at least a break, Venezuela nears civil war, and way too many people...
second referendum

Second Referendum For Brexit & The “Friendship Pact”

Welcome to the new expansion off of our previous UK news roundup. We realized that many of our readers are interested not only in...
china

EVA Air Stripping Incident, Thailand Election Coming, & Hong Kong Update

"In Hong Kong, a move from the government to criminalize “insulting” the Chinese national anthem is underway. Thailand is having their first election since their military coup that took place five years ago. In Taiwan, EVA air is in a bit of a tizzle with an incident involving undressing a passenger on a flight." Writes Amos Joseph in this week's Asian News Roundup.
Bolsonaro

Response To The Mises Institutes’ Praise Of Bolsonaro

In the first week of January, Tho Bishop of the Mises Institute published an article titled “Cleaning Up "Marxist Trash" is the Best Way...

May’s Deal is Dead, but She Isn’t, and Banning Scented Candles

"Guys, the reason why the UK population chose to leave the EU was to be rid of unnecessary government overreach. We’re not doing this so we can finally tell everyone in the country what to consume or not to consume. Just leave people alone." Writes James Smith in this week's UK News Roundup. Don't forget to check out his weekly column on Being Libertarian every Monday called "Opting Out" as well!

Latest articles

Meme

Why the Left Can’t Meme

"Memes are a new addition to comedy as a whole and are largely a rebuke of the rise of PC. They carry the same basics of age-old joke telling, wherein there’s a premise, set up, and punchline."
resign

Congress Should Resign

"We don’t need a war to cause revolution, just for Congress to do the right, logical, simple, inexpensive, and patriotic thing in resigning for the good of the country."
Jay's Execution

Jay’s Execution

"And that was the moment something clicked in Jay’s mind. He could pinpoint the start of it all to that very moment, with the Senior Editor wiping perspiration from his wrinkled forehead before taking a shaky drink from his mug of coffee. From there, sitting in that stuffy office, Jay could map out everything, from one to the other, that now led down a musky hallway toward his death."