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How American Influence Spread Across Britain in the Post-War Period

The chaotic tumult of the Second World War left the imperial powers of Europe shocked and stunted. Britain, despite emerging as a victor of the conflict, had suffered substantial structural and economic damage, and was facing huge housing problems with over 2 million houses having been destroyed in German bomb attack during the war. By […]

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University of Warwick Scandal Exposes Student Activists as Hypocrites

On February 4, the University of Warwick campus burst into a hive of activity as hundreds of members of the student body, as well as numerous dedicated staff and alumni congregated to demonstrate against the University’s handling over what was dubbed the “group chat scandal” by a writer for Warwick’s student newspaper, The Boar. In […]

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This University is Experimenting with Realistic Fieldwork in Criminology

It is often said that hands-on, real life experiences teach us much more than a textbook ever will. This is certainly the case for students in Durham University’s undergraduate criminology program in Durham, North England. The university offers its third-year students a chance to participate in its Inside-Out program. In this program, 12 lucky students […]

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Taxes & Economics World Politics & Affairs

The Two Roads of the United Kingdom

With the Brexit referendum in 2016, the United Kingdom has changed. The prime minister David Cameron resigned immediately after the results of the vote, having the party choose Theresa May as his successor. She then held an early general election in the hopes of having more control for their exit from the European Union but […]

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Policy Analysis: How Austerity Failed Europe

Since 2008, conservative policymakers have prescribed austerity as a panacea to the beleaguered economies of Europe. Wolfgang Schäuble, German Minister of Finance, has largely been the face of the greater Eurozone push for austerity, writing up an op-ed in the Financial Times justifying its merits.  Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron described it as ensuring “sound finances” […]

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World Politics & Affairs

Post-Globalization Regionalism: How The European Political Landscape Will Soon Be Changed Forever

The Rise of Globalization and Internationalism We are at a moment that would best be termed the twilight of globalization, and this is because of the sharp rise in the far-right’s popularity in the West and their favoritism shown to economic protectionism. If they continue to achieve the kind of success that they have been […]

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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 […]