Nimo Omer discusses the prevalence of right-wing groups and how important it is to take them seriously.
Jake Dunn examines the new force in Spanish politics: VOX, a far-right party which has 11% of the national vote share
Alexander Candlin looks at the potential of a no-deal Brexit, and asks whether MPs voting against it as an option has damaged the UK’s bargaining position.
Jacob Dunn looks at the rise of Italian politician Matteo Salvini from obscure political outsider to the new flag bearer of Europe’s populist far right
Esmee Samsworth takes a look at the Oxford English Dictionary Word of the Year: Toxic, and what the choice says about 2018.
Lily Martin explores behind the scenes with The Blinders, reviewing their live performance at Academy 2 and chatting to the band about going on tour
This year’s main speaker at the inaugural Fanaroff Lecture was Dr Rob Adam, the Project Director of the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) in South Africa and former anti-Apartheid activist.
Israel’s shift to the right and far-right come with alarming consequences for the Palestinian-Israeli peace process
George Walker argues ‘The Independent Group’ represents a backwards step for progressive politics and the electoral fight against the failing Conservative party, a by-election should be called immediately.
George Walker analyses international backing of Juan Guaido as interim president of Venezuela is deeply undemocratic and potentially dangerous
Amelia Kent explores the impact that the Brexit deal might have on environmental legislation
Georgia Wiltshire interviews UoM graduate Hattie Andrews, founder of The Politics Project, about encouraging young poeple to be politically engaged and how digital technology connects politicians with the classroom
The Mayor’s intervention comes as the policy continues to have serious effects for the North of England
Dr John Broderick speaks to us about the importance of scientists in policymaking, and advocating for environmental policies at a Conservative conference
Leah Marlow explores the case of Brett Kavanaugh and how the defence of his behaviour by other American politicians the misogyny that prevails in American politics under the Trump administration.
After reading James Weldon Johnson’s 1912 book, Margherita Concina gives her thoughts on race and politics