Politics and International Relations

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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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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