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  • Why Vote?
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    What’s rational is not always reasonable, there are many reasons to vote

What’s rational is not always reasonable, there are many reasons to vote

Why vote? We ask Dr Thomas Leeper.

If we don’t vote we give that power to those who do

Why vote? We ask Professor Anne Phillips.

  • The British and EU flags overlayed over and image of a handshake
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    Will Labour’s ‘six tests’ hold the government to account on the UK’s Brexit deal?

Will Labour’s ‘six tests’ hold the government to account on the UK’s Brexit deal?

With Article 50 triggered, Kate Alexander Shaw analyses the Labour Party’s ‘six tests for Brexit’, arguing that they may let the government off the hook rather than holding them to account over the UK’s final EU deal.

What can academics and activists learn from each other?

John Chalcraft leads the Collective Action Forum, an innovative project designed to bring academics and activists together. He argues that engaging with activists can help universities take a fresh look at the world’s problems and make a positive impact on society.

Prison doesn’t work: why don’t we care?

Several recent high-profile incidents have highlighted endemic problems facing the UK prison system. Dr Helen Brown Coverdale argues that recognising the role of caring in safe, effective and humane penal regimes is essential to meet the needs of offenders, victims and society.

February 28th, 2017|Featured, Research, Staff|0 Comments|
  • LSEUPR speak to Ruth Davidson MSP
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    GOV STUDENTS ASK: Ruth Davidson MSP about Scotland, Brexit & the Challenges of Being an LGBT Politician

GOV STUDENTS ASK: Ruth Davidson MSP about Scotland, Brexit & the Challenges of Being an LGBT Politician

Hannah Bailey from the LSE Undergraduate Political Review spoke to Ruth Davidson MSP after her LSE Government event on 13 February; asking the Scottish Conservative leader about Brexit, the NHS and the challenges she’s faced as an LGBT politician.

BOOKS: Bill Kissane Introduces ‘Nations Torn Asunder’

Bill Kissane discusses his latest book ‘Nations Torn Asunder – The Challenge of Civil War‘

February 14th, 2017|Books, Featured, Research, Staff|0 Comments|
  • Thomas Leeper on Trump’s Inauguration & the Start of His Presidency
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    HOTSEAT: Thomas Leeper on Trump’s Inauguration & the Start of His Presidency

HOTSEAT: Thomas Leeper on Trump’s Inauguration & the Start of His Presidency

Thomas Leeper discusses Donald Trump’s inauguration and what it tells us about the policy and approach we can expect from his presidency.

January 25th, 2017|Featured, HotSeat, Staff|0 Comments|

HOTSEAT: Tony Travers on 2016, An Eventful Year In Politics

Professor Tony Travers discusses the key political events of 2016, an unprecedented year in politics which saw the UK vote for Brexit and Donald Trump elected US President.

HOTSEAT: Alexandra Cirone on Post-Truth Politics

What is ‘Post-Truth’? Alexandra Cirone discusses the latest political buzzword and what it really means for politics in 2016 and beyond.

December 9th, 2016|Featured, HotSeat, Staff|0 Comments|