November 8, 2019

In Poland’s most recent election, the ruling right-wing party Law and Justice (PiS) narrowly won a second term in office. The election was very close, with PiS only managing to secure 235 seats in the 460-seat assembly of the lower house, failing to increase their majo...

May 28, 2019

Nigel Farage was not wrong when he stood defiant declaring that, “there’s massive message here”, the day after the election results came out. The message the British people have sent is one of dissatisfaction with the established political order. The picture that has b...

May 14, 2019

They were never supposed to be taking place. The EU elections mark a dark time in our nation’s history, epitomising the betrayal of democracy, the muting of millions and the incompetence of our leaders. Five times Prime Minister May could have pursued a ‘no deal’ Brexi...

February 22, 2019

For most, this was the worst kept secret in US politics. People ‘felt the Bern’ in 2016 and it is fair to assume that the Democratic Party has suffered from third degree ‘Berns’ since. Bernie Sanders’ 2016 campaign for President was unlike anything that Hillary Clinton...

February 20, 2019

Like many of its South-East Asian counterparts, Thailand is a state that, while possessing pretensions for democracy, has never fully quite made the socio-cultural transition necessary for a long-term shift from authoritarian rule. On paper, the country is a constituti...

January 29, 2019

In the very early hours of January 25th, as the sun was about to rise over Fort Lauderdale, Florida, federal agents waited outside the house of Roger Stone. Armed with AR-15s and kitted out in flak jackets, they stormed the home and arrested Stone on charges of obstruc...

January 29, 2019

Anybody with a tangential interest in United States’ politics at  present will be aware of newly-elected New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. After her shock primary win over House Democrat Joe Crowley, the self-described socialist has continued to buck ort...

October 27, 2018

With Taylor Swift and Kanye West being the latest additions to the growing list of celebrities delving into the political arena, celebrities’ place in politics has once again come into question. Yet one thing remains clear: the real beneficiary is Donald Trump.

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