Germany is one of the few countries in the world that has a very effective and transparent registration of politically motivated crimes. Sadly, this often leads to the impression that such crimes are more common in Germany than in other countries.
The anti-austerity Podemos party could make big gains on Sunday.
Liberals love to bemoan the extreme right -- seeing them as allergic to critical thinking, representing the fortress that blocks enlightenment. But this conversation is not only arrogant; it is shortsighted in that it can blind liberals to the shortcomings on its own side.
The danger in conceding that political gridlock is here to stay is that the concession is a form of acceptance, and we simply cannot accept inaction against a threat as serious and irreversible as global warming. Some contemporary issues may indeed defy bipartisan solutions, but evidence suggests that climate action and a clean energy revolution need not be among them.
The Celebration of Richard Grenell's Resignation Shows How Similar the Far Left and Far Right Have Become
Want to know if you've drifted into the divisive political extreme? If you celebrated the resignation of Richard Grenell from the Romney campaign this week, you fit the bill. You're part of the problem of division in this country.
The site Blue Virginia points out that this isn't the first time that Warner has gone after what he views as the intransigence
The Republican Party has lost the hearts and minds of reasonable Americans of all faiths and ideologies. Independent voters, young people, black people, Hispanics... the list goes on.