Politics & Economics

Matthew Cunningham reflects upon conventional models in political economy and offers an argument for a necessary theoretical shift to capture the significance of identity.

In part two of our coverage of the US midterms, Politics and Economics Coeditor Andrew Kersley summarises the seven stark lessons of this election and what it means for American politics.

In the first part of our coverage of the US midterms, Politics and Economics Coeditor Andrew Kersley looks at the ramifications of the election on the Democrats who now have their eyes set on 2020 and the White House.

Politics and Economics CoEditor Simron Gill explores the loneliness and isolationism of the modern world, and mourns the politics of fear that has led human beings to be more disconnected from each other than ever.

In lieu of an Observer poll that found 40% of us would vote for a new party, Warwick Globalist Co-Editor Matilda Smith bemoans the alienating political landscape that has left us in this situation.

As the sun rises over Boston, Andrew Kersley muses on the past, present and future of the US news media in light of Trump’s renewed attacks on journalists.

Simron Gill explores President Trump’s visit and the questions it raises regarding the UK’s diplomatic relations with the US and whether this relationship trumps basic human integrity

Hakim Khatib discusses the economic crisis that lies behind the Palestinian protests in Gaza and how that relates to the recent deaths upon the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem

The University and Colleges Union has withdrawn the pension deal proposed yesterday evening.

Last night, UUK and UCU came to a preliminary agreement to end industrial action. But across the country, individual branches have said #NoCapitulation.

Negotiations between Universities UK (UUK) and the University and Colleges Union (UCU) concluded in the evening of 12 March, with both parties agreeing to revisions of the current pension plan.

Co-editor-in-chief Anita discusses the worrying state of Poland’s political, social and cultural landscape.

Tom Harrison asks if we could apply the principles of Lucas Plan to reinvent industry for a sustainable future.

The crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine state constitutes one of the most barbaric examples of ethnic cleansing in modern times. Linus Pardoe places Rakhine on the world stage to evaluate international response to the victimisation of Rohingya Muslims.

Teodor Ionita-Radu examines why Puigdemont’s bloody poker match with Spain is risky business for the Catalan region.

Connor Woodman, our former Editor in Chief, looks at how student politics can be a force for change, both at home and abroad.

Guest Contributor, Hakim Khatib, examines the treatment of atheists in the so called ‘Cradle of Islam’

Perspectives Co-Editor Matilda Smith offers an analysis of the 2017 General Election and the DUP deal and speculates on their implications

Tom Harrison delves into the political history of the DUP, throwing light on its implications for Theresa May’s government.

DG (Comp) in Brussels has accused Google of manipulating its dominant position to promote the comparative shopping service “Google Shopping”. Our World at Warwick editor Aris Adamantopoulos investigates.

Aine Clarke analyses the concept of nuclear deterrence, throwing light on changes afoot in the Ministry of Defense.

Marium Rafiq delves into Kashmir’s tumultuous political past and looks at what the future may hold.

Kevin Shaabi breaks down the convoluted issues pertaining to European energy and its reliance on Russian gas.

Vardaan Aggarwal takes issue with traditional queer politics in the US, discussing the exclusion of People of Colour and trans individuals from mainstream queer narratives.

Tenzin Yangki discusses how intolerance has become the ‘new normal’ in the ‘nation’ of India, and how student activists are seeking to fracture this intolerance.

Nani Fazlur Rahman discusses the relationship between Intellectual Property Rights and the Right to Health, arguing big pharma favours the former often at the expense of the latter.

Yasmine Leghnider takes a look at the dark world of sex tourism in Morocco, and the cultural tensions preventing action.

Co-editor-in-chief Anita discusses how Western academic, political and social spheres can act as an alienating and divisive force.

A discussion on Prevent, drug policy, protest and democratising the police with PCC candidate, Ben Twomey.

Sam Parr discusses the causes of LGBT mental health issues in the context of austerity.

Katherine Sorab explains why the Internet’s focus on body image can be damaging for mental health.

Anthony Taylor reviews the global vision of Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work.

The overthrow of the French slave regime in Haiti from 1791-1804 is one of the most significant and overlooked events of modern history, writes Connor Woodman.

Islam Abdelgadir reports from the Movement For Justice demonstration at Yarl’s Wood detention centre late last year, situating it within the context of the exclusionary narratives that pervade the British asylum system.

Sohrab Najle-rahim discusses why Malaysian social movements’ calls for an end to corruption, the protection of indigenous communities, and the need for greater climate consciousness are all part of the same struggle.

William Gildea examines the philosophical basis of property rights, exploring the implications thereof upon our personal and collective sense of morality in the West.

Former Editor-in-Chief of the Warwick Globalist Dalia Gebrial takes a hard look at the structure of power in her homeland in the wake of Egypt’s two massive uprisings.

Hannaire Mekaouar examines the reasons for the increase in french female recruits to Daesh, citing French cultural insensitivity to religious freedoms of expression, as well as gendered propoganda and social media campaigning as catalysts.

Michael Haddad examines the connections between a form of environmental mismanagement – waste disposal – and an anti-government struggle launched this year in Lebanon.

Maria Scherbov shares her experience of volunteering to help refugees in Vienna in September

Alex Clark looks back at the relative failures and successes of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, and forward to the new Sustainable Development Goals agreed upon this year.

Themes co-Editor Pim Pearce examines how the tribespeople of the Maasai in East Africa are reconciling destructive global tourism with their traditional customs.

Lizzy Yarwood, Themes co-Editor, explores the unreported destruction of the cultural city of Kashgar by the Chinese authorities in a bid for modernisation.

Minnie Kweon explores the commercialisation of pharmaceutical research and the power of the ‘norm’ in medical diagnosis.