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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..
Are the IMF and World Bank discredited global governance institutions?
The IMF and the World Bank are part of the Bretton Woods system. First conceived in 1944, set up following the Second World War in..
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..
One to watch this Wednesday
I will take part in the only debate of the election campaign at 9am on Wednesday, up against @vincecable. https://t.co/KJYJTu7LfW
Lord Heseltine loses Tory whip after endorsing the Lib Dems https://t.co/7cXQbiC1Q9
In absolute bits at this, no idea why RTÉ don’t want him on
Sir Nicholas Soames says the One Nation grouping within the Conservative Party number 60 parliamentary members. The grouping is led my Amber Rudd. It is essentially a coalition against a ‘no-deal Brexit’ and an anti-Boris alliance.
Change UK might not exist by the time of the next general election, interim leader Heidi Allen says - and hints at a merger with Lib Dems: “The format might be slightly different. I see a modern world of coalition” #r4today