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Policy Analysis United States

Gerrymandering: How to Rig a Democratic Election

Many politicians in Western countries seem to understand the importance of fair elections. They boast about their own democratic system, and how it indicates their superiority over countries such as Russia and China, which are generally perceived to have fewer and more poorly executed elections. But are Western elections really “democratic”? Gerrymandering is the act of […]

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World Politics & Affairs

Labour put in the hard work: and it paid off

A quick look at the UK general election and how support for the Labour party has skyrocketed against all odds, allowing them to close the gap and giving Jeremy Corbyn a realistic shot at becoming Prime Minister When Theresa May called for a snap election on the 18th of April, the Conservatives were as much as […]

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World Politics & Affairs

Political Analysis: Rouhani for Iran and the World

In the Islamic Republic of Iran, history is brewing. President Hassan Rouhani of Iran won re-election to serve a second term in the country. Once again after France and South Korea, Iran has chosen a politically moderate leader defying the right-wing populist wave in many ways. What does Rouhani mean for Iran? More importantly, what […]