Articles: Politics

The Lib Dems and their Pragmatic, Progressive and Principled Approach
/ May 3, 2015

The Lib Dems and their Pragmatic, Progressive and Principled Approach

Sam Rakestrow and Syed Imam on the need for a Lib Dem voice in government.

For The Many – Why You should Vote Labour on May 7th
/ May 1, 2015

For The Many – Why You should Vote Labour on May 7th

Ella Crine discusses Labour policy and why you should vote for them on May 7th

A Volunteer Army
/ March 13, 2015

A Volunteer Army

Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan on the governments role in deterring youth from joining

The strange case of the party leaders outside of parliament
/ March 13, 2015

The strange case of the party leaders outside of parliament

As the General Election approaches, Natan Bram explores the unique dynamics created by party leaders who have deliberately opted to stay out of Parliament

Je Suis Charlie
/ February 5, 2015

Je Suis Charlie

In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shootings, Western powers need to critically reassess their entire approach towards the Middle East

Fighting Words: How media coverage of ISIS endangers public consciousness
/ February 5, 2015

Fighting Words: How media coverage of ISIS endangers public consciousness

Stephanie Kelley points out that the Western media is partially responsible for Islamophobia in contemporary American politics and society

The gender bias of neoliberal policies
/ January 29, 2015

The gender bias of neoliberal policies

Kristina Lunz writes about the impact of programme lending policies in sub-Saharan Africa following fieldwork in the region

Eurasia’s Unrecognised ‘States’: Terrorist Separatists or Nations in Waiting?
/ January 20, 2015

Eurasia’s Unrecognised ‘States’: Terrorist Separatists or Nations in Waiting?

Will Burke-Nash questions whether Eurasia's unrecognised states may one day achieve legitimacy

Lessons From Lanka: Is Military Intervention the Answer?
/ November 24, 2014

Lessons From Lanka: Is Military Intervention the Answer?

Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan asks what lessons can be drawn from the Sri Lankan war for combatting the Islamic State

Hong Kong: The Unexpected Revolutionary
/ November 24, 2014

Hong Kong: The Unexpected Revolutionary

Ryan Tang argues that the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are long overdue