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Populism in Poland: Law and Justice Party

When I arrived in Warsaw’s Castle Square there was a far-right rally going on. At least it looked that way. Polish flags with imperial...

Yemen: The Forgotten Humanitarian Crisis

On October 23rd, Mark Lowcock, the United Nation’s under-secretary for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Coordinator (OACH) gave a briefing about the famine in Yemen....

Public Outrage in the Social Media Age

In the internet age, it is easy to quickly generate outrage and righteous anger by simply filming someone and putting it on social media...

How to Build a Better Britain: An Interview with Owen Jones

You could say that Owen Jones has a knack for spotting trouble – the socio-political kind, at least. In 2011, less than half a...

John McCain: Legacy of an American Hero

John McCain, who began a lifetime in the service of America as a navy pilot, and ended it as a five-term Republican senator, has...

Melania Trump: Fashion Faux Pas or Diplomatic Disaster?

Melania Trump shocks the world wearing a colonial helmet in Kenya. For her first major solo international trip, similarly to her predecessors, Melania Trump flew...

Brett Kavanaugh: Scandalous SCOTUS Confirmation

The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh concludes a month of partisan rancour in the United States arguably not seen since the 2016 election. At stake...

Sweden’s Stability Quake and Blow to the Left

One of Europe’s most stable left-wing governments, Sweden, has taken a blow following the national elections on the 9th of September, resulting in a...

What the Funk? The Success of Modern Germany’s Mass Media

Considering the development of the modern printing press took place in fifteenth-century Mainz, western Germany, it doesn’t come as much of a surprise that...

Brexit, Northern Ireland & the DUP

Perhaps the most exhausted quotation in modern poetry is W.B Yeats: “Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold, mere anarchy is loosed upon the...