Politics and Debate— Friday, 2nd December 2016
FTN Daily #52 — Tribal politics return — Dispatches from Aleppo — and more
Live from the Slaughterhouse
Caught between bombs and snipers, Syrians appeal to the world. Joey Ayoub for Global Voices.
Johannesburg’s mayor Herman Mashaba in an interview. Leon Louw for CapX.
Things Going South
South African withdraws from the International Criminal Court. The underlying concept of national sovereignty is straight from the apartheid years. Paul Graham for Freedom House.
It will be hard to resist the new tribalization of politics, started by the left and completed by the likes of Trump. Robby Soave for Reason.
Left Wing Le Pen
In the french presidential elections, Marine Le Pen is the left wing candidate. Fred Siegel for City Journal.
Who is Emmanuel Macron?
For the French presidential elections, an alternative to conservative François Fillon, nationalist Marine Le Pen, and a bunch of socialists. Bill Wirtz for Freedom Today.
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