- 17 Feb 15
The future of the European idea is at stake, as the Greeks seek a write-down of debts. The progress of the ensuing negotiations will be watched avidly in Ireland…
Remember when the Tea Party emerged in the US six or seven years ago? Styled as a grassroots movement, it was populist, against the government, against perceived elites. The tone and mood were of anger, of getting back to their version of fundamentals. They had town hall meetings. And they brought a new abusiveness to American politics and a new level of personal targeting and attack.