Politics & Economics
Callum Gallagher explores whether the storming of the Capitol can be defined as an act of terrorism and the implications of how the event was portrayed in wider media.
Politics and Economics Co-Editor, Deesha Ganguli, explores the influence of social media and news outlets with regards to the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Onubha Hoque Syed explores how the use of catastrophe bonds as a disaster response to the biggest crises of our time fundamentally serves financial markets.
Anjali Goyal explores the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on democracy and whether fear is being used as a political weapon.
Pauline Morere explores the impact of the US-funded ‘War on Drugs’ in Latin America and how its legacies are still shaping foreign relations between the Americas today.
Hamza Fareed Malik provides an exploration of a particular law in Pakistan which has allowed criminals to kill with impunity, kown as Diyat (blood money).
Syeda Iqraa Bukhari explores the racial hierarchy of colonialism’s past, its impact on racial identity in the present and how to move forward in the future.
Hamza Fareed Malik explores the curious case of Khulbushan Jadhav, a supposed Indian spy caught in Pakistan, and the impact this could have on the long history of tension between India and Pakistan.
Avery Coleman discusses the faults and obstacles that the EU faces, ranging from Brexit, to the Yellow Vest protests, to globalism
Matilda Smith discusses the Venezuela crisis and its wider global implications
Kassidy Dawn breaks the myth promulgated by politicians, economists and the media that sweatshops are a necessary evil for poor nations, by examining the role western nations, and us their citizens play in perpetuating the situation
Politics and Economics Coeditor Andrew Kersley looks to the upcoming Israeli election and asks whether it will bring about change for the country
Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world, coupled with some of the highest inequality and poverty levels. Scott Rose analyses the “most dangerous country in the world” and its place on the global stage
Politics and Economics Editor Andrew Kersley recalls his interview with Claire Fox and her recent talk at the university and ponders this woman’s turn from revolutionary communist to free market libertarian
Simron Gill looks at the current political quagmire and questions what the future might hold for Brexit and for Britain
As Brexit becomes more of a mess each day, Emma Worrall looks at what many have touted as the possible solution to it all: A People’s Vote.
Tom Westgarth looks at housing crisis currently plaguing the UK, and outlines the action government has to take now to solve it.
Neville Lai questions the myth that it was Europeans who first pioneered globalisation by looking at the influence of Genghis Khan and the Silk Road
Politics and Economics coeditor Andrew Kersley reviews Owen Jones’ recent talk at the Warwick Arts Centre and questions the role he plays in politics
Josha Box analyses how we can improve the democratic systems across the globe by trying to materially measure progress
Lana Aribi reflects on the Brazilian election and the wider changes in the country’s political sphere that allowed for Bolsonaro’s victory
Alex Luff discusses the link between Western and Eastern politics and the worrying developments from the Japanese government
Tom Westgarth examines how Youtube and the culture around the platform has allowed for the rise of cult intellectuals
Matilda Smith examines the way history is used to memorialise, conceptualise and weaponise the past for political agendas
Dávid Almási looks at the worrying legal changes in regards to domestic abuse in Hungary and Russia and the ever diminishing support for victims
Annabelle Lymbery advocates for the Universal Basic Income and a reframing of how we understand poverty, in the wake of a world ever more obsessed with the politics of individualism.
Hugh Cameron discusses the details of Khashoggi’s murder and what this could mean for Saudi politics and its relationship with the West
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 Drumpf’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
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.