Tag: Global Affairs

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Alex Hesz

The Crisis of De-meh-cracy 

Across some of the world’s largest democracies, an odd consistency is breaking out. Political commentators may obsess about which outdated election is about to be reproduced. Is it a 1997 style landslide or a Canada 1992 existential wipeout? They talk with wide eyes and rose-tinted specs of the electoral heirs

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Satvir Kaur

The Special (Centre-Left) Relationship 

This will be the fourth time the UK and US will share an election year. Two from the past three election resulted in both a Democrat and Labour win. Not bad statistics to work from. Enough to give you hope, but not enough to rest on your laurels. It makes

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Eddie Caplin

A hole in our economy – protecting critical supplies

Over the past few years we have suffered unforeseen breakdowns in global supply chains – covid, limited access through the Red Sea and Suez canal, piracy and war zones. In parallel there has been a steady unwinding of trade globalisation as tariffs and bureaucratic barriers to easy movement of goods

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Anonymous

How the Western Left Betrayed Me: An Israeli Lefty’s Critique

Being an Israeli lefty means walking an incredibly lonely road. It means to be a Zionist (believing that Israel has a right to exist as a Jewish-majority state), but also to believe in a peace with the Palestinians through the two-state solution. We are the ultimate outcasts; Israeli nationalists marginalise

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Alex Hesz

DeSantis for President. It’s all gone Ron.

A cautionary tale, at scale. In the end, every political campaign is a lesson in revisionism.  Those that win are assumed to have been touched by genius, masterminded by a rare masterclass of orchestration. Policy and communications singing in Beach Boys harmony. Lead candidates and their deputies a Torvill and

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Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza

‘Rwanda is not ready to enter into any immigration treaty’ – Perspectives from the Rwandan Opposition Leader

The rhetoric delivered by some British policymakers that Rwanda is safe and prosperous presents an incomplete perspective of the country. Rwandans do not understand the rationale of the UK Government’s plan to transfer asylum seekers from Britain to Rwanda. Rwandans often flee their country to seek asylum elsewhere. According to the

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