On the 5thof November, the BBC launched the largest bureau outside the UK in Nairobi, Kenya. This development is hot on the heels of another…View More The BBC World Service is more important now than ever
It is the morning of Saturday the 30th March 2019. The news headline reads: The UK crashes out of the EU with no deal. Images of…View More Brexit: Why a bad deal is better than no deal
Hadley Menk takes us through the impacts the First World War had on the world then and continues to have on the world today.View More The First World War, 100 Years Later
Security. A word that fundamentally constructs visions of the world and is performative in how individuals interact within that world. However, security as an entity…View More Convenience over Security? A re-definition of security in a virtual world
Here’s a thought; There is almost an undoubtedle chancethat something you have used today is madefrom the hands of modern-day slaves. Commonly used materials such…View More Who Picked Your Cotton?
“A vote to leave would diminish Britain on the world stage” “This referendum could determine the UK’s future role in international affairs” These headlines bring…View More Scotland’s role in the world
When discussing academia, it is almost wholly impossible to leave out the power trio of politics, power, and market sensitivity. The comingling of these three…View More Strike out the Discourse, March Straight to the Facts
David Smith of The Guardian recently described the President of the United States’ use of Twitter as an ‘unrivalled glimpse into [his] id’ – and…View More Healthy Choices
2016 was thought to be a year that shook the world. Actors and actresses and musicians passed away, shootings and police stories of violence were…View More The Globalisation of #MeToo
In the wake of the sarin gas attacks that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out on citizens in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in…View More Is it justified to strip the Syrian President’s wife of her British citizenship?
Over many weeks, this column has examined extremism in a range of political contexts and parts of the world. Extremist groups that oppose governments exist…View More Cagey: UK Prisons and What You Can’t Say There
As the world watched Donald Trump’s inauguration on 20 January, the UK Department for Work and Pensions quietly announced that a controversial policy would be…View More The complicated relief of the ‘rape rule’