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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..
How Trump’s arch-hawk lured Britain into a dangerous trap to punish Iran. An important read.
Rohingya man asks Trump whether there is a plan to help them.
Trump: “and where is that exactly?”
NEW: EU sources insist that rules that mean smoked kipper producers in the Isle of Man must use "plastic ice pillow" when sending to UK, as made famous by Boris Johnson, are BRITISH rules and not Brussels' rules. 1/
Trump rally crowd chants "Send her back!" after president attacks Ilhan Omar. It follows Trump’s racist tweets targeting Omar and three other congresswomen of colour.
Public figures and politicians pledged their support for Omar using #IStandWithIlhan https://t.co/8Qzk4viuF8