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Category Archives: Comment
No other way. Biden needs the Left to stop Trump.
Zafir Zafirov discusses the importance of Biden securing the vote of the Left in the upcoming election
How the ‘Washington Consensus’ allowed the global core to exploit the global periphery though unfair exchange from a World Systems Theory lens.
Josh Trood writes on the pitfalls of the Washington Consensus and the systematic explotation of countries in the global periphery
POSTHUMOUS PARDONS: AN ENIGMA
Rhys Jones writes on the third anniversary of The Alan Turing Law, and how justice is still waiting for many gay men wrongfully convicted.
Commentary-Brexit: What Now?
On Tuesday evening, the Government suffered a historic defeat in the House of Commons. The Withdrawal Agreement that Theresa May has spent years negotiating and months trying to sell to MPs was decisively rejected-202 ayes to 432 noes. In the aftermath of this catastrophic defeat and the subsequent failed Vote of No Confidence, what now for Brexit?Continue reading “Commentary-Brexit: What Now?”
Comparing ‘populist’ revolutions: Ukraine and Egypt
By Vladimir Ivlev “The ultimate difference between a truly radical emancipatory politics and populist politics is that the former is active, it imposes and enforces its vision, while populism is fundamentally re-active, the result of a reaction to a disturbing intruder.” – Slavoj Žižek, “First As Tragedy, Then As Farce” (2008) With the collapse ofContinue reading “Comparing ‘populist’ revolutions: Ukraine and Egypt”
The Death of Bipartisanship
By Malick Nythern Doucoure The Trump administration hits its 90 day landmark this Thursday and a quick glance at its scandals and achievements reveal deep divisions that will scar American politics for the next four years and unfortunately, the same could be said for the next few decades. The US Legislative branch’s de facto policyContinue reading “The Death of Bipartisanship”
What Has Motivated the Russian Youth to Protest Against Medvedev?
By Yury Polyakov Russian Domestic Politics is probably the most boring subject for all enthusiastic researchers in Russian Studies. Russian people view Vladimir Putin as the new Brezhnev because his style is similar to Brezhnev’s tactics over the Zastoy days. In other words, you can sum up Putin message as ‘Sleep tight, my beloved country’.Continue reading “What Has Motivated the Russian Youth to Protest Against Medvedev?”
The British Black Power Movement
By Malick Nythern Doucoure Growing up in multicultural suburban London as a black male in the early 2000s, Race was never a concept at the forefront of my mind. It was only after an instance of what I believe to be racial prejudice, in which I was suspected of shoplifting and invasively physically searchedContinue reading “The British Black Power Movement”
Two Months Later: What Has Trump Actually Done?
By Thomas Sherlock No matter your political leaning, it’s safe to say the election of Donald Trump caused an almighty stir. From protestors literally wailing at his inauguration to his backers celebrating, everyone had expectations of a Trump presidency. Two months in, what has he actually done? In short, not much.