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Trump's revolution

In 2016, Donald Trump became the new flag bearer for Populism around the world. He has made Populism, bigger, badder and more ...

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The SPD have a choice: radical reform or terminal decline

In the halls and corridors of the Reichstag building, Germany’s second largest political force, the Social Democrats are traipsing around, discussing their ...

The Catalonian Crisis is a blessing in disguise for Mariano Rajoy

The Catalonian Crisis is a blessing in disguise for Mariano Rajoy

On the 1st of October, Catalonia voted in a historic referendum on whether to be an independent nation and break away from ...

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Trump's revolution

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The SPD have a choice: radical reform or

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The Catalonian Crisis is a blessing in disguise for Mariano Rajoy

The Catalonian Crisis is a blessing in disguise

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Trump’s revolution

By alienating his foreign allies and pushing his nationalist rhetoric to the extreme, Trump risks undermining the revolution he started in 2016

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The SPD have a choice: radical reform or terminal decline

Either become a party-of-the-people à la Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour or drift into irrelevance

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The Catalonian Crisis is a blessing in disguise for Mariano Rajoy

The Catalonian Crisis may seem like a headache for the Spanish government, but it actually bolster’s the Spanish Prime Minister’s authority, argues Jake Dunn

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Mancunians celebrate end of Mugabe’s reign

Protesters have declared it “Zimbabwe’s second independence” as the brutal dictator is forced to resign

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Will December’s election call an end to the Catalan chaos?

Catalonia’s referendum doesn’t bode well for either sides of the independence movement

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The rise of the AfD proves that Germany isn’t immune from right-wing populism

Gemany is divided, and those divisions won’t heal unless the German political establishment engages with the concerns of AfD voters, argues Jake Dunn

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Another look at the Balfour Declaration

Lawrence Rosenberg, Associate Director of the Pinsker Centre and the former President of Manchester University JSoc, argues that people shouldn’t protest the celebration of an attempt to end Jewish persecution

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EU: Friend or Foe?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer condemns the EU “the enemy” as Manchester benefits from its kindness

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America vs. North Korea: who really misses out?

Two men and a lot of weapons of mass destruction.

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Is this what modern Spanish democracy looks like at its worst?

Where does state-led aggression fit into a liberal democracy?

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Catalan referendum: illegal protest or reclaiming a homeland?

Catalonia holds a referendum to vote on becoming an independent republic. Labelled as ‘illegal’ by the EU and denied by the Spanish Government entirely, the Catalonians are seen as rebellious teenagers of Spain

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America shows its true colours

In the face of racist prejudice from the American public, players and fans of all backgrounds must stand firm in their fight for justice, argues George Flesher