November 22, 2019

So this is where we are; despite six months of insisting that he wouldn't trigger a general election, Spain's beleaguered Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, then called one barely seven months after the last (and spent over 130 million euros on campaigning later). Sánchez...

September 30, 2018

Recently, there have been calls for a second EU referendum. This referendum would likely ask voters three questions whether to: accept a negotiated Brexit deal, remain in the EU, or leave with no deal. But why, two years after the UK voted to leave the EU, are we debat...

February 20, 2018

Blue. Blue was the colour of the sea surrounding them, and blue was the sky above. Blue were the edges of the boat, onto which dozens of people were desperately trying to hold on. Blue was the colour of their clothes; for some, the only belongings they managed to smugg...

May 19, 2016

Photograph: Flickr / mpd01605

Warwick University campus has been fortunate to play host to two Eurosceptic public figures this week, firstly in the shape of Toby Young, associate editor of ‘The Spectator’, and secondly Jacob Rees-Mogg, Conservative Member of Parliament...

April 25, 2016

 

 Photograph: Flickr / Anders Sandberg

 

Can the EU maintain peace in Europe, or is an 'EU Army' necessary for it to do so?

 

To many, it may seem somewhat ludicrous to suggest that the European Union (EU) could possibly maintain peace among its member states. It was, afte...

December 23, 2015

 Photograph: Flickr / Dan-Raoul Miranda

 

Jeremy Corbyn’s appointment of Kerry McCarthy as Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs at first glance seems strange. Nevertheless, this appointment could instead hail the beginning of a more balanced...

December 23, 2015

Photograph: Flickr / Gregory Bastien 

 

At some point mid-way through the 18th century, Scottish philosopher David Hume wrote: “Now it appears that in the original frame of our mind, our strongest attention is confined to ourselves; our next is extended to our relations...

Photograph: Flickr / Moyan Brenn 

 

If you think this is going to be one of many other articles on the Paris attacks, well, think again, because what we want to do is to give you an insight on why and how it has affected us and our daily lives more than anything else bef...

December 23, 2015

Photograph: Flickr / Rob Shenk 

 

On the 27th of September, the 11th Parliament of Catalonia (the region of which Barcelona is the capital) was elected amid a climate of polarisation surrounded by the issue of its independence from Spain. Together, the pro-independence p...

February 23, 2015

Photograph: Flickr / Angus McDiarmid

 

The collapse of the Soviet Union, globalization, the success of the Four Tigers as well as the ongoing trend of freeing trade have led some to think that there are no alternatives left anymore except liberalism. Francis Fukuyama, th...

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