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Where now for the Republican party?

After Biden’s win in the 2020 American Election, it is clear that the momentum behind the Republican party is weaker than its supporters had hoped. Will the party adapt to changing circumstances and persue a more central agenda, or risk retaining Trumpism and its short-lived success?

Why the government must focus on happiness

“Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Product” proclaimed Bhutanese King, Jigme Singye Wangchuk of Bhutan, in 1972. Whilst a simple, this statement completely revolutionised governmental policy. Traditionally, governments solely focused on the economy, believing a strong economy enables them to achieve their

Azerbaijan and Armenia’s New Cold War

Ever since the 1920s, the reigon of Nagorno-Karabakh has caused conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia. However in recent years, that conflict has broken out into violence, with neither side dangerously eager to maintaining peace. Ishan Goyal reviews the situation.

Is Freedom of Speech Under Attack?

Western society enjoys great liberties when it comes to the right to freedom of speech, however, Patrick O’Reagan questions if our defence of those offended by others’ views is setting a dangerous precedent.

Why this is now Trump’s election to win… or lose

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has shaken the world to its core. Ultimately, this crisis will force countries to re-evaluate health, social and economic policy. Some countries, however, are closer to facing this reckoning than others. America is the country, at least among the G7, furthest

Future predictions from our current political climate

The UK’s politics has never fluctuated more frequently than these last few years. David Evans tries to make sense of it all to give you an idea of what could happen in the not-to-distant future. Unless something changes, in which case this article is complete nonsense…

Marvin Rees’ State of the City Address

In the Wills’ Memorial building on Wednesday 16th October, Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees gave his seventh annual State of the City address. Rees celebrated the achievements of his term so far, while also outlining his plan for Bristol’s future as a ‘City of Hope’. Following