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Maryland Democrats demand Hogan disavow Pa. candidate

Maryland Democrats are calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to rescind his endorsement of a Republican candidate for governor of Pennsylvania who criticized …

Government

Polish Institute Brands Dissident Walesa as a Communist-Era Spy

Lech Walesa, the country’s most famous politician and freedom fighter, was a paid secret informant of Poland’s communist-era secret services, …

Europe

Poland Was Never as Democratic as It Looked

One election, it seems, really can change everything.<p>Once feted for having bucked both the populist trend and the global recession, Poland is facing …

Political Science

Einstein's Age Of Extremism

To see the effect that xenophobia, anti-intellectualism and populist rage can have on a nation's culture, we need look no further than the life of Albert Einstein.<p>Germany in Einstein's lifetime had never been particularly hospitable to Jews, but by the early 1920s, German Jews like him were being …

Physics

Why Britain needs a written constitution

Our uncodified system cannot cope with pressures imposed by the vote for Brexit. Without urgent changes, a populist dictatorship of ‘the people’ looms<p>When David Davis, secretary of state for Brexit, responded to the High Court’s decision that only parliament has the authority to trigger article 50, …

United Kingdom

Russia has been in contact with Trump team over Syria, senior diplomat says

MOSCOW — Russia has been in contact over Syria with the team of President-elect Donald Trump, a senior Russian diplomat said Wednesday, suggesting that Moscow is already looking past the Obama administration when it comes to the crisis in Syria.<p>Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov was quoted by …

Russia

The EU must compromise to win a good Brexit deal for Britain and the rest of the union, warns Polish PM

The EU must compromise to win a Brexit deal that works for both the UK and the rest of Europe, the Polish Prime Minister warns today ahead of a historic meeting with Theresa May.<p>In an exclusive article for The Telegraph, Beata Szydlo praises the British-Polish alliance in fighting the Nazis and …

Europe

UK's May seeks closer ties with Poland before Brexit

Poland could prove a key ally in Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union, but only if Britain looks after roughly 800,000 Polish residents.<p>…