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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Scotland’s search for a currency

Recent developments in the referendum debate have centred on economics and money. Specifically, the question of which currency an independent Scotland would use has...

Scotland and same-sex marriage

“There are too many kids out there suffering from bullying, rejection, or simply being mistreated because of who they are. Too many dropouts. Too...

The staggering effects of the US government shutdown

On 1 October 2013, the United States government partially shut down after Congress failed to pass a budget for the 2014 fiscal year. Without...

Labour party conference concludes in Brighton

The party conference season undoubtedly marks the zenith of Britain’s political calendar. Last week, it was Ed Miliband’s turn to enjoy the media limelight. From...

Republican or Democrat: does it matter for US foreign policy?

First there was the US Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida where Clint Eastwood’s now infamous stint of speaking to an empty chair with...

Web Exclusive: Interview with Occupy Wall Street Activist Yotam Moram

1. What is the organizational infrastructure of OWS? Do you think the massive expansion of OWS movements all over the world can lead to...

Ibrahim Award fails to gain winner

It has recently been announced that the Mo Ibrahim Award for excellent African leadership will go unclaimed in 2012. Why, you ask? As Ibrahim...

2012 US Presidential Summer Outlook

With the remaining Republican Presidential rival dropping out last week, Mitt Romney is now the undisputed Republican nominee for the President of the United...

Divided GOP threatens economic crisis over Obamacare

Republicans in Congress are divided over two strategies to dismantle Obamacare. Senator Ted Cruz hopes to defund it by provoking a government shutdown, whereas...

Pussy riot proves problematic for Putin’s ‘democracy’

In mid-August the controversy surrounding the legitimacy of Pussy Riot’s conviction brought Russia’s already questionable freedom of speech back into the spotlight. Pussy Riot...