Since early March, protests and rallies across Brazil have called for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. While Brazil’s stagnating economy and fiscal austerity are…View More Corruption Scandals across Latin America Cause for Concern — But Reactions Show Promise for the Future
The University of Massachusetts at Amherst (UMass) made headlines with its announcement on the 6th of February that it would be instating a ban on…View More When Foreign Policy is Taken Too Far — Why UMass’s Ban Matters
The death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah on 23 January, prompted reflection of a reign that saw Saudi power reach new heights as the geopolitical…View More Saudi Succession: Regional and International Impacts
The first wave of feminism in the late nineteenth century was concentrated in the western world and consequently framed its argument for women’s rights as…View More The Tension Between Liberal Society and Feminist Objectives
Since the United States’ foundation as a country it has stood as a robust believer in the triumph of capitalism and the free market. However,…View More Tax Inversion: Symptom of a Deeply Wounded Tax System and Broken Liberal Identity
This April has been a compelling month for observing Anglo-Irish relations. The juxtaposition of Irish President Michael D Higgins heading Dublin’s 1916 Easter Rising commemoration…View More A New Age in Anglo-Irish Relations
On January 28th President Obama delivered the constitutionally mandated annual State of the Union address. An air of familiarity was present as the typical idealistic…View More A ‘Year of Action’?
The ancient profession of prostitution had sparked debate throughout the ages, many condemning it whilst others steadfastly assert outlawing it violates the right to ‘self…View More The Legalisation of Prostitution: Emancipatory or Debasing?
For the second instalment of our IR Professor interview series, the FAR’s Elizabeth Mastoris sat down with Lecturer Faye Donnelly. FAR: Good evening, Dr Donnelly…View More IR Professor Interview Series: Faye Donnelly