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The position of realists and liberals on security and the likelihood of conflict
This is also available on my podcast Liberals and realists have very different positions on security and the likelihood of conflict. Firstly they differ on..
To what extent do modern and classical liberals agree over the role of the state?
Each strand of liberalism believes in the idea of a limited state which is placed there by the people it governs, an idea brought about..
UK Politics Component 1
To what extent do socialists agree or disagree over equality of outcome
Equality of outcome is a concept, realisable through state policies and systems, in which all individuals have approximately the same material wealth and income. This..
UK Politics Component 2
Audio – Last minute tips on the global 3d exam
Some last minute tips for my students on the 3d exam, recorded on my way to work… http://alevelpolitics.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Recording-074406-061118-pol.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple..
Audio: How Sharp Power Threatens Soft Power
Joseph Nye discusses how nations are increasingly using ‘sharp power’ as part of their foreign policies. http://alevelpolitics.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/pe_forw_000713_article_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts..
When American troops first arrived in North Syria, kurds received them as heroes with flowers and ululation.
Now terrified Kurds in Syria are throwing tomatoes and stones at departing American forces.
The suggestion is the Speaker will write to the EU for an extension.
Boris Johnson says he will tell the EU that "further delay would be bad for this country" & "I don't think they will be attracted by delay"
Boris says the law does not force him to seek an extension. This is going to the courts...