Politics and International Relations

When every vote counted: what minority government in the 1970s meant for MPs

When every vote counted: what minority government in the 1970s meant for MPs

Posted by ap507 at Sep 14, 2017 11:45 AM |

With Parliament back and Theresa May’s government trying to pass controversial legislation, Emmeline Ledgerwood, oral history project volunteer and PhD student at the British Library/University of Leicester, blogs on the periods of minority government during the 1970s

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A tale of two referendums, but similar Remainers: 1975 and 2016

A tale of two referendums, but similar Remainers: 1975 and 2016

Posted by ap507 at Sep 05, 2017 03:40 PM |

In an article for Democratic Audit UK, Dr Ben Clements observes the political and ideological alignments underlying support for withdrawal were markedly different in 1975 and 2016

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Those who brought Zuma to power shouldn’t be forgotten, or forgiven

Those who brought Zuma to power shouldn’t be forgotten, or forgiven

Posted by ap507 at Aug 25, 2017 09:21 AM |

Dr James Hamill discusses how the presidency of Jacob Zuma has been an unmitigated disaster for South Africa

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The hysteria over Russia is hurting democracy

The hysteria over Russia is hurting democracy

Posted by ap507 at Aug 18, 2017 09:35 AM |

Dr Tara McCormack writes article for Spiked Online about Trump and Russia

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What could have tipped the EU referendum result in favour of Remain

What could have tipped the EU referendum result in favour of Remain

Posted by ap507 at Aug 17, 2017 09:17 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Aihua Zhang suggests that while voters’ level of higher education was the most important factor in the EU referendum, the gender of voters and the turnout level also had parts to play in the victory for the Leave campaign

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If Trump is bluffing on North Korea, the results could be catastrophic

If Trump is bluffing on North Korea, the results could be catastrophic

Posted by ap507 at Aug 14, 2017 03:18 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr James Johnson discusses rising tensions between the United States and North Korea

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