Manufacturing Consent (Part II): The Media’s Servitude

“If, however, the powerful are able to fix the premises of discourse, to decide what the general populace is allowed  to  see,  hear  and  think  about,  and  to  ‘manage’  public  opinion by regular propaganda campaigns,…


The World in December 21 to 27

Brexit: Habemus Acordum! This Thursday the United Kingdom and the European Union reached a post-Brexit trade agreement, after months of negotiations. Prime Minister Boris Johnson considered it a “good deal” for the whole of Europe,…


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Christmas Geopolitics

Regardless of the International Relations Theory we use to analyse the International System, even if we consider international relations to be a zero-sum game, or a cooperative game, it is now indisputable that the search…



The World from December 14 to 20

Possible post-Brexit deal According to the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michael Barnier, a post-Brexit free trade agreement with the United Kingdom may be close and could be reached as early as Sunday. The European…


The World in December 7-13

European Union meeting week In a week of meeting of EU members, and with the 2021-2027 budget unlocked, Brexit is the next topic on the European agenda that is making its members worried, but united….


American Geopolitics the English Way

In the 19th Century, at the height of the empire, Great Britain took on the role of the great thalassocratic power, with its back turned to the old continent, and unmatched in its colonial enterprise….