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Category Archives: Domestic
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
A New Leader, A New Time for the Labour Party, but Big Challenges Remain
Lewis Virgo writes on Keir Starmer’s victory and what the Labour party must learn from the 2019 General Election to improve in 2024.
Why the next Tory leader should accept classic conservatism anew
By Alexander Black Theresa May will resign on the June 7 triggering a leadership contest which will elect a leader who will ultimately have to bring the Conservative and Unionist Party back to its roots. They will have to answer one key question many have been unable to properly define under May’s premiership. This is:Continue reading “Why the next Tory leader should accept classic conservatism anew”
The New Right: Fictitious Yesterdays and Fabricated Tomorrows
By Ovais Malik In contemporary political discourse, doctrine and reality tend to be radically divorced from each other. We often hear from the New Right about the alleged glories of private enterprise; the wonders of the “free market”; and the incompetence of government intervention. When it comes to reality, however, sinister hypocrisies pervade this rhetoric.
Should Theresa May Trust the Polls?
By Daniel Atherton The 2015 General Election, British Referendum on the EU, and 2016 US Presidential Election all displayed conclusively that polls simply can’t be trusted. And yet, Prime Minister Theresa May is basing her newest attempt to gain a greater majority in the House of Commons, and as such a more secure route toContinue reading “Should Theresa May Trust the Polls?”
Commentary – May’s GE2017 Speech
On the 18th of April, just before 11am, Prime Minister Theresa May surprised the nation when she announced her intention to hold a general election on the 8th of June. “The country is coming together, but Westminster is not” were her words and she made clear her reasoning for a 2017 general election being theContinue reading “Commentary – May’s GE2017 Speech”
The Politics of Climate Change
By Malick Nythern Doucoure In one of his widely acclaimed works – Politics – Aristotle Insists that man is a political animal because man is a social creature with the power of speech and moral reasoning. When contextualised in the world of today, one may argue that man politicises everything, from grammar schools to whatContinue reading “The Politics of Climate Change”
2017 Dutch Election: ‘politics for everyone’?
By Yury Polyakov The Western World followed the capitalisation and democratisation processes that created the common ground for a normative basis of the regional European interest. Despite the active role played by the anarchists and the left, European countries sustained democracy and parliamentarism as shared ideals, whereas communism secured its strategic location in the Soviet Union andContinue reading “2017 Dutch Election: ‘politics for everyone’?”
In Conversation With: Natasha Barrett – Free Education
Izabela Pawlic Although the concept of free education may be as foreign to some of us, as the countries where free education systems actually exists (and there are many) – it is important to talk about it and the possibilities that we as young people have to influence how education in this country operates. SoContinue reading “In Conversation With: Natasha Barrett – Free Education”