Comey isn’t the first FBI director to keep memos on a president

Written by: Douglas M. Charles PC: Flickr President Donald Trump allegedly asked FBI Director James Comey to drop the FBI’s investigation into Michael Flynn. President Franklin Roosevelt asked FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to collect information on Americans who had committed no crimes. President Richard Nixon asked Hoover to provide the White House a list of…

Cow Vigilantism as Terror : New Socialist Initiative

Guest Post by  New Socialist Initiative Can the Saffron Establishment ever wash its hands of the growing menace? (For Hindi version, click the link http://nsi-delhi.blogspot.in/2016/07/blog-post_26.html) ( Courtesy : Cartoonist Satish Acharya, https://www.facebook.com/cartoonistsatishacharya/) Cow vigilantism which has received tremendous boost since the ascendance of BJP at the centre got its first fitting reply in Gujarat recently. The…

Theresa May has clout to last as PM – if she can contain Brexit economic fallout

Written by: Matthew Francis It has become popular to assume that Theresa May, Britain’s new prime minister, has survived the wreckage of Brexit by virtue of “not being a shambles”. The thinking seems to be that May sat back while her rivals for the Conservative Party leadership eliminated themselves one-by-one. George Osborne was too closely associated…