The Immigration Myth

A tipping point has been reached across the West where immigration is increasingly regarded as unacceptable across all economic and educational classes. The indigenous population sees new immigrants as competitors for their jobs, sucking precious social welfare funds to support mass immigration, providing cover for terrorism, importing precepts and demands…

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The Struggle for Democracy has Begun

For decades, we have been taking our freedom for granted. But suddenly authoritarian populists are threatening liberal societies worldwide. Time to wake up. Die Zeit, 4 August 2016. *** The headline and subtitle come from Die Zeit, Germany’s most prestigious and “highbrow” weekly broadsheet. Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt was…

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No Fear of Russia Exploiting the Developing World

Russia and China are becoming increasingly integrated in the global economy and both have stepped up their activity sharply in Africa, Latin America and Asia in recent years, trends that are only likely to accelerate in the future. But Russia’s motives in the developing world are rather different from those…

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Islam and the West – A Review of Bassam Tibi Book by Ian Pryde

A book review of Islamischer Fundamentalismus, moderne Wissenschaft und Technologie by Bassam Tibi, Professor of International Relations at the University of Göttingen, Germany. Published by Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt-am-Main, 1992.     The review was written in Russian by Ian Pryde and published in Res Publica in June 1992. An English…

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