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  • The audience watching the film Peterloo at our screening on 7 March 2019
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    From Waterloo to Peterloo: commemorating the power of the people

From Waterloo to Peterloo: commemorating the power of the people

Áine Earley reflects on Peterloo following our recent screening and Q&A with the film’s director Mike Leigh and historian Jacqueline Riding.

Does protest work?

We ask Professor John Chalcraft, PhD candidate Temi Ogunye and undergraduate student Haydon Etherington to reflect on protest and its ability to effect social and political change.

January 9th, 2019|Featured, Staff, Students|0 Comments|
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    BOOKS: Patrick Dunleavy introduces ‘The UK’s Changing Democracy’

BOOKS: Patrick Dunleavy introduces ‘The UK’s Changing Democracy’

Patrick Dunleavy discusses the latest book from the Democratic Audit.

Vote like your life depends on it, because it does!

Why vote? We ask Brian Klaas.

August 22nd, 2018|Featured, Why Vote|0 Comments|

Attitudes to migration in Europe: a personal matter?

Rob Macquarie examines whether there is a link between personality and opinion on issues such as migration, and how this relationship can be manipulated by political actors.

Shedding light on life in a Rohingya refugee camp

Jun Hao Peh reflects on his project which distributed 600 solar powered lamps to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

What provoked Trump’s tariffs: politics or economics?

Stephanie Rickard analyses recent tariffs imposed by the US, arguing that they fulfil election promises that helped Donald Trump win votes in 2016 and may pay further dividends in 2020.

June 13th, 2018|Books, Featured, Staff|0 Comments|

Debunking a Myth: Hugo Chavez & Venezuelan Socialism

Paola Romero reflects on Michele Calabresi’s documentary ‘The Twilight of Magical Socialism. The Venezuelan Experience’ following a recent screening and debate hosted by the LSE SU Latin American Society.

May 18th, 2018|Featured, PhD|0 Comments|

HOTSEAT: Tony Travers discusses the 2018 Local Elections

What did the 2018 Local Elections tell us about the current landscape of British Politics? Professor Tony Travers gives us his analysis.

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    What could the 2018 Local Elections tell us about the national and local political landscape?

What could the 2018 Local Elections tell us about the national and local political landscape?

Professor Tony Travers takes an in depth look at the various 2018 local election contests and argues that whilst local elections are often seen as barometer for the national political mood, local issues are also important and persuasive factors in how people vote.

Local elections in many countries are used as a ‘real world’ test of public opinion in the […]