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The Future of UK Politics: How Gen Z and Millennials ...

Over the last 15 years, British society has been in what feels like a constant state of political flux. The conventional wisdom that has governed politics in the UK since 1945 has been completely upended by the surprising strength of insurgent political movements on both the left and the right wings of the political spectrum. In a country where class was once considered the basis of all political analysis, age has rapidly emerged as the primary social cleavage that can ...
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Unravelling the Threads of History: Britain’s Colonialism and its Impact ...

India has maintained a neutral position in the Russia-Ukraine war. Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar justified this stance: “We have to do what’s best for India.” This statement has been criticised as a weak justification for India’s being one of the few countries still purchasing Russian oil.
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Unravelling the Threads of History: Britain’s Colonialism and its Impact ...

Iran recently launched its first-ever direct attack on Israel, firing 300 missiles and the largest drone strike in history. Israel has retaliated. The world awaits with bated breath, for Iran’s next move in this high-stakes game of weaponized chess between these two countries, where the Middle East has become the chessboard. Where the rewards aren’t king or queen, but life or death. No black pieces against white, but Muslim against Jew and many shades of grey. And here, there are ...
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TRUMP: THE BIGGEST DANGER TO THE WORLD IN 2024. GLOBAL ...

More people will vote in 2024 than at any other time in history due to national elections taking place in sixty-four countries across five continents, representing 49% of the world’s population.  These include Russia (where Putin has just been re-elected), Ukraine, and Taiwan, as well as three of the six most powerful economies: the world’s largest democracy (India), the world’s most powerful democracy (the United States), and the United Kingdom. These consequences could ignite a geopolitical tsunami, with shock waves ...
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A Theory To Understanding the Policing of the Black Community ...

By exposing the historical causes, Post-Colonial Theory offers a critical framework for analysing power dynamics and racialisation within the context of policing. The intersectional element of Gender Theory sheds light on the linkages between race and gender, improving our understanding of the over-policing of men and women within the Black community in the UK and offering insight into how differences in law enforcement are encountered within the Black diaspora.
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The Russian Government Has Forbidden Love

An investigative journalism piece written under the pseudonym Fiona Markova. From oppressive government measures to societal prejudices, the queer community in Russia battles not just for visibility but for the fundamental human rights that many take for granted. Through intimate interviews and first-hand accounts, this piece strives to humanise the struggles faced by LGBTQ+ individuals in Russia, shedding light on the resilience and courage it takes to assert one’s identity in a society that often seeks to erase it.
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Parthenon paradox: the unresolved dispute shaking Greek-British relations

In a tale intertwining art, politics, and history, the cancelled meeting becomes a focal point reigniting the Elgin Marbles controversy. The Elgin Marbles, also known as the Parthenon Sculptures, are a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures removed from the Parthenon in Athens by Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin, in the early 19th century. These marvellous works of art have been displayed in the British Museum for over 200 years. However, Greece has long demanded their return, arguing ...
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Javier Milei’s Presidency: Assessing the Risks to Minority Rights and ...

The rise of far-right libertarian Javier Milei in Argentina signals a potentially turbulent future for minority rights and the Argentine working class. The election of the radical right-wing economist Javier Milei as president of Argentina has sent shockwaves through the nation [1]. Milei, a self-described anarcho-capitalist, has promised drastic changes to tackle Argentina’s economic crisis [2]. However, his policies could have severe implications for minority rights and the country’s working class.
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Empowering women globally: Queen Elizabeth II’s enduring legacy

Queen Elizabeth II’s reign marked a transformative era for women’s empowerment. Discover how her leadership paved the way for gender equality, leaving an indelible impact on women worldwide and encouraging a new generation of trailblazers.
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How does media affect political behaviour -UK voting behaviour

A discussion on mass media’s effects on voting behaviour and forming political opinions in the UK in relation to Brexit and immigration. In this era of rapid technological advancements and instant information dissemination facilitated by the internet, the age of information has shed new light on the political landscape. Undoubtedly, technology plays an integral role in our everyday lives and politics.