Eleanor Butler discusses Jacinda Arden’s re-election for a second term as prime minister of New Zealand and how the global political sphere can learn from her as a leader.
Thomas Sloman discusses Trump’s recent conflict with the US postal service and claims about the fraudulence of mail-in-voting for the upcoming US election.
Nick Greenwood examines Pete Buttigieg’s recent poll victory in Iowa and assesses the challenges that the presidential hopeful may encounter. By all conventional measures, Pete Buttigieg should not be a major contender for President of the United States. He’s the outgoing mayor of South Bend, Indiana, the fourth-largest city of the seventeenth-largest state, known nationwide […]
Update: After this article was published on 11 April , the Exeter Students’ Guild apologised to the student on 17 June for releasing a statement that “unintentionally implied” the student’s comments at the conference were of a hateful nature. The Exeter Students’ Guild’s full apology can read here. Exeter Students’ Guild has responded after an […]
An Exeter undergraduate, Jack Morewood, whose candidacy in the NUS elections was suspended yesterday following comments that praised the Israeli Prime Minister, has been allowed to continue his campaign. A spokesperson for the NUS said “following a code of conduct investigation Jack Morewood is no longer suspended and is therefore a candidate in the elections […]
AN Exeter delegate has been suspended from the NUS elections after complaints were made over his comments praising the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection. The comments were made by Maths undergraduate Jack Morewood at the 2019 NUS National Conference in Glasgow, where he was running as a candidate for the NUS National Executive Council Block […]
With 73 million able to vote and 120,000 polling stations nationwide, Africa’s largest democracy braced itself for what was seen as its biggest election yet. In 1999, Nigeria finally emerged from the oppression of a military regime, allowing democracy to flourish for the first time in 33 years, with 2019 marking 20 years of free […]
Even by post-colonial standards, Zimbabwe is a young country. Prior to 1980, the region was known as Southern Rhodesia after the British colonist Cecil Rhodes. Like South Africa, political power was controlled by white supremacist parties, but a gorilla war waged by the African Nation Union-Patriotic Front (Zanu PF) during the 1970s resulted in British […]
Vladimir Putin is set to lead Russia for another six years after securing 73.9% of the vote in Sunday’s presidential election. Yes, the same man who is currently being blamed for the attempted murder of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter. The turn out for the elections this year was 63.7%, less than the number […]
She discovered she was prime minister the same way we all did: perched on the edge of her couch with a pie in the microwave. Jecinda Ardern is now the world’s youngest female political leader. At 37, Ardern is a progressive social democrat giving kiwis their flight back. Back in September’s general election, Labour won […]