Class interest and ostentatious generosity are the hallmarks of elite charity. So, too, is a fixation with posterity.
Behind the Times
The UK Parliament was not designed for women with children and this continues to present challenges for new parents. How far have things changed?
Since it became its first imperial possession in the 18th century, Russia has denied Ukraine’s national existence, while seeing it as an exotic threat.
Barbados’ decision to remove Queen Elizabeth II as head of state was inevitable. Why did it take so long?
Britain has been a high inequality, high poverty nation for most of the last 200 years.
Recent restrictions on the right to abortion in the United States imitate policies enacted 150 years ago.
In a divided country, painful memories of the Ottoman era are something that Bulgarians can agree on.
A series of betrayals, atrocities and trials in the 1960s changed opposition politics forever.
In order to tackle the power of ‘Big Tech’, President Biden’s administration draws lessons from America’s ‘Gilded Age’.
At the beginning of the 20th century Argentina was a major economic power. That all changed with the Great Depression.