Politics and International Relations

China’s Evolving Approach to Nuclear War-Fighting

China’s Evolving Approach to Nuclear War-Fighting

Posted by ap507 at Nov 22, 2017 11:25 AM |

China is dismantling the barriers impeding a war-fighting posture. Does that spell the end of No First Use, questions Dr James Johnson from our School of History, Politics and International Relations

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Mnangagwa and the military may mean more bad news for Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa and the military may mean more bad news for Zimbabwe

Posted by ap507 at Nov 16, 2017 04:40 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, James Hamill from our School of History, Politics and International Relations discusses how Mnangagwa will soon have to confront a series of dilemmas

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Macron’s labour reforms are a major test for France’s trade unions

Macron’s labour reforms are a major test for France’s trade unions

Posted by ap507 at Nov 15, 2017 09:57 AM |

Heather Connolly, Associate Professor of Employment Relations at ULSB, on why President Macron’s labour reforms are a major test for France’s trade unions

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Trump’s media tactics echo segregationist strategies in civil rights era

Trump’s media tactics echo segregationist strategies in civil rights era

Posted by ap507 at Oct 31, 2017 09:29 AM |

A demagogue playing the media to legitimise extreme movements and radical right-wing causes? The US has been here before, says PhD student Scott Weightman

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Five ways Donald Trump is rolling back the Obama years – or trying to

Five ways Donald Trump is rolling back the Obama years – or trying to

Posted by pt91 at Oct 18, 2017 05:10 PM |

Dr Alex Waddan from our School of History, Politics and International Relations reflects upon how Donald Trump has been attempting to repeal or replace elements of Obama’s legacy

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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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