Category: VOLUME XIII, No. 4

Religious Conflict in Poland

An Interim Report Even though Christianity is perhaps the most persecuted religion in the world, and the severity of the living conditions of oppressed Christians is getting worse by the year, the topic hardly ever gets substantive coverage in the global news media. For those of us well-acquainted with the


Review Essay of John Lloyd’s Should Auld Acquaintance be Forgot:The Great Mistake of Scottish Independence (Polity Press, 2020) Published six years after the 2014 independence referendum in which 55 per cent of Scots voted against independence, this review of John Lloyd’s Should Auld Acquaintance be Forgot was delayed as a

woke capitalism, and the net zero delusion

If truth is the first casualty of war, then the collapse of political illusions must be the second. War and its outcomes are never certain. Hence, from Thucydides to Clausewitz, connoisseurs of the phenomenon have counselled against recourse to it unless informed by clear and achievable goals. Violence clarifies. In

‘The Brezhnev Doctrine is now
a thing of the past’

We talked with Zsolt Németh in the room of the House of Parliament from the balcony of which, in 1956, Imre Nagy addressed the crowds gathered below in Kossuth Square, and from which Mátyás Szűrös declared the Republic on 23 October 1989. Flying high in front of the balcony is