Politicians are in touch with public opinion after all: even they think that the public should have the right to sack useless and corrupt MPs. Their leaders, terrified about the implications of undermining their grip over MPs, do not.
A child-raising book that advocates whipping with branches and belts has sold hundreds of thousands of copies to evangelical Christians. But the deaths of three children whose parents appear to have been influenced by the authors' teachings have provoked a growing backlash.
Canada’s top one per cent of earners took home 10.6 per cent of all income in the country in 2011, while the top half of earners took home 83 per cent of all the money earned, new data from StatsCan shows.
The South African government's Department of International Relations and Cooperation has released a list of foreign Heads of State and Government attending activities relating to Former President Mandela's passing.