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Brexit Update: Where Are We Now?

Last week was quite possibly one of the most dramatic in the process of Britain leaving Europe so far, with Theresa May’s proposed Brexit...

The US Midterms: A truly mixed bag

A figure hurtles across a car park on a skateboard. On another day he plays punky riffs which echo out of his garage. These...

Racism, Revolution and Resistance: France’s current political turmoil

The cleansing wave of 'Pasokification' (the process whereby traditional European social democratic and conservative/Christian democratic parties lose their support base) crashed in France in...

Never Gonna Give EU Up

EVERY time that I think I’m over Brexit, I realise that I’m really, *really* not. It’s been over two years: I’m still deeply angry....

Wanted: Modern- Day Dickens

If there’s one thing that’s on everybody’s mind these days - it’s politics. Who said what, who did what, who trumped who (ha), who’s...

Civility: The Last Resort against Terror

In recent weeks several critics of American President Donald Trump were sent suspicious packages containing pipe bombs. The apparent threat, made to the recipients,...

Homophobia in sport – ongoing yet neglected

An ongoing issue which appears relatively stagnant and to a large degree unreflective of wider society, homophobia in sport is having a major impact...

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...

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...

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...