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Unclear registration process, unenthused voters

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With a looming General Election on December 12th, the subject of Voter Registration has begun to creep back into the nation’s social consciousness. As consequence of this, the...

Could Jacob Rees-Mogg’s comment topple his career?

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It’s important to be noted that Jacob Rees Mogg’s comment mocking the terrified victims of the Grenfell fire was not a slip of the tongue or clumsy language, it was a clear...

The Corbyn Revolution?

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Once again, a General Election beckons, and the eyes of the nation turn to the polls. Around this time in the political calendar, people cannot also help but look back. Johnson...

Legalising drugs: more than a pipe dream?

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The Scottish Affairs Committee last week published a report saying that possession of illegal drugs for personal use should be decriminalised. This comes as drug-related deaths in...

Green parties get the green light: Swiss elections demonstrate huge green party gains

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The historic victory of the Swiss Green parties in the recent Federal elections marks a significant shift in the Alpine country’s political arena. While the reasons are...

No-deal Brexit preparations? It takes two to tango

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As Operation Brock came into force prior to the dreaded Brexit extension, we could see just how extensive the preparations for a no-deal scenario were: a freedom of information...

Applications for Politics courses in the UK on the rise

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Since the Brexit debate on the run-up to the 2016 referendum, there has been a 28% surge in UK university applications to politics courses. UCAS, who oversees university...

Operation Brock: the only “plan” for no-deal Brexit

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Operation Brock is a plan to manage traffic congestion on the M20 as part of a plan for no-deal Brexit. The plan would see one side of the motorway being used only by HGVs heading...

Is another UK general election a good idea?

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Like a broken record, on 28 October the EU agreed to Boris Johnson’s request for an extension on Brexit negotiations, granting what they have called a “flextension”. Thus,...

Was military intervention into ISIS necessary?

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On the 26th of October 2019, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi committed suicide in Syria by detonation of a suicide vest.  While in light of the atrocities that ISIS caused...