Beppe Grillo, the Italian comedian-turned-politician and the founder of the populist Five Star Movement, summed up the ideology behind the global rise of anti-establishment movements with his message for the "No" campaign of a referendum on constitutional reform in Italy: "Vote with your gut, not with your brain."
The world is looking desperately for answers after Republican candidate Donald Trump's shocking election last week. What will happen when Trump assumes office? How did everyone get the polling so wrong and predict his defeat?
Yesterday, citizens of the United States of America exercised their democratic right and elected Donald J. Trump as their next president. The real estate mogul-cum-reality TV star-cum-populist demagogue is set to become the most powerful man of the world.1 Comment
As a society that avoids the mention of death in daily life -- a lot of local buildings skip the fourth floor because the number sounds similar to the word for "death" -- Taiwan has a surprisingly ready acceptance of Halloween.
Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte said his country's "sayonara" first and "aloha oe" later to the United States in Beijing during his four-day state visit to the People's Republic of China.
In 1989, Steven Sasson, an employee at Kodak, presented to his boss the world's first DSLR camera, a side project the photographic film company half-heartedly allowed Sasson to work on for over a decade.
Like father, like son. Donald J. Trump Jr. grabbed headlines on Monday with anti-refugee rhetoric that likened Syrian refugees to Skittles -- a brand of fruit-flavored sweets.
When U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump turned illegal Mexican immigrants into the bogeymen in his vitriol-fueled campaign -- calling them rapists and proposing a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border that would be paid for by Mexico --the last thing he expected was a formal invitation from the Latin American nation's president.
For the past two weeks, Olympians have imprinted on the world -- as we have the fortune of witnessing every four summers and winters -- the excellence of their physical craft, the spirit of teamwork and the divide between defeat and victory....
Two attackers who had pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State killed Father Jacques Hamel after they forced him to his knees in the middle of morning Mass on July 26.