As the UK takes on its fifth PM in six years, Charlie Gershinson evaluates Rishi Sunak’s rise to power and whether this implies that anyone can do it.
With further economic decline and repeated U-turns, Benedict Thompson evaluates the current state of government representation.
Rhys Wallis discusses the Conservative Party’s decision to increase tax, and the potential implications this could have for Boris Johnson.
Harry Scott-Munro takes a look at the spin behind the evermore frequent government U-turns and whether this is undermining their position on wider issues.
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.
Print Music Editor Oliver Leader de Saxe breaks down the origins of the most powerful men in the world
Just before Christmas, Theresa May returned from Brussels a hero. In the space of a week she had seemingly salvaged a process that appeared on the brink of collapse, as the Democratic Unionist Party – her government’s only lifeline in the House of Commons – had refused to endorse the preliminary deal on the Irish […]
Traditionally the discussion of gender and power has been fairly limited – patriarchy has been at the centre of global politics for over two thousand years. Fortunately though, it appears that this male-dominated sphere is finally beginning to change: Theresa May, Nicola Sturgeon, Angela Merkel, Hilary Clinton. In the west, women are winning the votes. […]
On Saturday 12th September, Labour’s leadership election served as the climax for what has been touted as one of the biggest surprises in recent UK political history. 66 year old Jeremy Corbyn won the election in the first round with a landslide 59.5% of the vote and, alongside Deputy Leader Tom Watson, already has a […]