The Architect of US Hegemony: An Obituary of Henry Kissinger
The poster-boy of Realpolitik, Henry Kissinger’s work as an American statesman and diplomat has left a notable impact on the world. Now, at the age of 100, he has passed away, leaving behind a legacy of complex foreign policy.
The Summer of Discontent and the Battle of the British Railways
As Britain’s railway workers continue to strike, should the government be looking for more radical solutions?
How internal conflict is shaping Russia's war effort
As the war in Ukraine continues, divisions are emerging amongst Russian forces
Green growth or degrowth? Protests in Lützerath and the divided German Green Party
Criticism over government policy in Germany highlights the trade-off between the environment and economy
State of the Union address: blue collar workers, bipartisanship and booing
President Biden's address emphasised his commitment to US workers, as the 2024 election draws closer
Political violence in Brazil symbolises broader change
The shift towards more nationalist, populist government has raised concerns over insecurity in our political systems
Rising interest rates destabilise UK housing market
Property prices fell at the fastest rate in over a decade, as mortgage affordability worsens
NHS under “intolerable and unsustainable” pressure
Deteriorating pay and conditions alongside increasing workloads has pushed NHS staff to "breaking point"
The Met Police: Does one bad apple spoil the barrel?
Following two high profile cases which have shamed the Metropolitan Police, addressing the ingrained culture is vital in improving public trust
Civil liberty vs economic power: Should we sanction Saudi Arabia?
Saudi Arabia's economic and political ties with the West means the UK must walk a fine line
Democrats consider presidential primary reform
Procedural changes to the nomination of presidential candidates could significantly alter the future of American politics
How could broadcasting live trials impact the future of our legal system?
The broadcasting of Crown Court proceedings has increased judicial transparency, yet there are concerns over the fairness of future trials
What does Xi Jinping's third term mean for Britain?
China's President and General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party has won a third term in power.
Legal action taken over Biden’s student debt relief
America's debt forgiveness policy, designed to benefit students following the pandemic, has been met with controversy
The far-right’s challenge to European politics in 2022
The unprecedented growth of right-wing parties in Europe points to an uncertain future, as they capitalise on political divides
A review of the Truss premiership
In what has possibly been the most turbulent first six weeks for a new Prime Minister, there is huge uncertainty over Liz Truss’s future and whether she can save the reputation of the Conservative Party
Government plans on long-term energy security
As Prime Minister Liz Truss announces her plan to freeze energy bills, there's debate over Britain's energy sources
Is Britain sufficiently prepared for nuclear war?
It has been 70 years since Britain first tested nuclear weapons, yet our trajectory today appears very different
Pakistan: Western responses to humanitarian crises
The recent floods in Pakistan have highlighted a severe disconnect in the global response to humanitarian crisis
100 years of the BBC: Future of British broadcasting
With the BBC's centenary on the horizon, the future of the corporation looks uncertain in an evolving media industry
Striking similarities? Unionisation in the US and UK
Alexandre Freiherr Von Hornstein
Britain and America have seen a boom in union activity, yet this trend looks set to play out differently across both nations
Recruitment fears amid latest public sector pay increases
As inflation outstrips recent remuneration awards, there are concerns public services will struggle to retain and recruit staff
Revisiting UK Abortion Law after Dobbs v. Jackson
Developments in the US have spurred some politicians to become more outspoken as abortion laws come under the spotlight
An interview with the Green Party councillor for Fishergate
Cllr Andy D'Agorne discusses how the City of York Council is representing students in his role as Deputy Leader
Is the government prepared for another pandemic?
Henry Howard examines whether the UK government has learnt from Covid and is ready for another pandemic
Can the Green Party build on their recent local election success?
Raphael Henry analyses the Green Party's chances and speaks to Councillor Gottlieb
An Interview with Valerie Kovtun
"Be careful what information you consume when it comes to war, and just check twice before believing it and sharing it."
Local Elections 2022: Will protest voting swamp local issues?
In light of public discontent towards the government, protest voting and low turnout look set to define the local elections
Local elections could change the future of Northern Ireland
Polls suggest that Sinn Féin will be the largest party in Northern Ireland for the first time since the Good Friday Agreement
Disruption in the public sector
Lauren Stanton details how Covid continues to affect work practices