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President Higgins in Britain: A Positive Move

When Queen Elizabeth arrived in Ireland in 2011 it was the first state visit to the country by a British monarch since before Irish independence in 1922. 349 more words

Long Live the King

Cards on the table…I’m a Constitutional monarchist. The republican alternative involves a person with Executive Powers. In NZ these are held by the GG in proxy for The Queen. 354 more words

Religion, Politics And All The Rest

Prince George or just plain George?

OK so I don’t really want to start this off with anything too controversial so for now let’s steer clear of the tricky topics like race relations, the true origins of Pavlova or reciprocal social services.   379 more words

New Zealand

The Essay

Late in the summer of 1786, after dunking his feet in a bucket of ice water, the United States Minister to France sat down to complete his morning routine. 2,330 more words

Philip L. Carret

LePen is not a moderate

Am I dreaming, or did the New York Times just commend the National Front this morning for its “moderation”?
The photo attached, of an adorable cherub holding a French flag at a political rally for Marine LePen, brings back memories of Vichy. 46 more words

Teach This!

The Global Origins of Early Vietnamese Republicanism, Part II

Christopher Goscha
Professor of History, University of Quebec at Montreal

Professor Goscha concludes his two-part Forum exploration of the global origins of Vietnamese Republicanism . 1,886 more words

Imperial & Global History

The Global Origins of Early Vietnamese Republicanism, Part I

Christopher Goscha
Professor of History, University of Quebec at Montreal

Utilizing a global historical approach, Professor Goscha explores the dynamic origins of Vietnamese Republicanism, in part I of this two-part… 1,527 more words

Imperial & Global History