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The creation of the Presidential Prime Minister

The rise of both the affluence and power of America has produced an appealing and unavoidable advertisement for Presidential democracy. How far has Britain’s enduring Parliamentary system, including its Prime Minister, been seduced by this offer of an autonomous and enviable power position, collected into one office?

Bristol councillor elected Green Party co-leader

The resignation of both Siân Berry and Jonathan Bartley earlier this year triggered yet another race for the leadership of the Green Party of England and Wales. This came to a conclusion on Friday the 1st of October, when Bristol councillor Carla Denyer was elected co-leader

Trudeau’s last gamble?

Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau gambled on the 2021 snap-election, and did not win. Could this latest episode in Canadian politics mark the conclusion of its most impactful politicians?

The order of anarchism

Anarchism has long been a by-word for a disruptive and destructive minority political movement, but is there more to this thoughtful philosophy? Can there be order within anarchy?

Colombia’s battle with heritage

Both national and international bodies hope to bring a close to the violent disturbances in Colombia which threaten peace across South America. However, is Colombia’s anger aimed at it’s irredeemable history, and can it be reclaimed by modern Colombians?

The irritable necessity of muckraking journalism

The free press can often overstep their boundaries to needlessly investigate people’s lives, with the News of the World embodying everything that is distasteful and dangerous about a truly unaccountable press. Despite the consequences of that liberty though, David Evans argues that the press should be protected, warts and all.

Edmund Burke and the origins of modern conservatism

Conservatism’s influence on the Western world has been obvious over the past few decades, but it can be difficult to discover the ideology’s oldest roots. David Evans studies Edmund Burke’s legacy to understand why he is often penned as ‘the father of modern conservatism’.