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December 6, 2016

The Dark Side of LSE

The Dark Side of LSE

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By Laura Mai Echrich This summer, I graduated from the London School of Economics ‘and Political Science’ with a first class honours and a scholarship. Maybe it was the scholarship that made me stick with the school till the end even though I knew after the first month that it wasn’t what I had expected. I had worked so hard to get in, crossed so many barriers, that it felt…

Role Models in American Politics?

Role Models in American Politics?

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By Jennifer Pavlick November has been a disgraceful display in American politics. Some of the most powerful and heinous characters have been given the opportunity to come into the spotlight, or to return to the forefront of public attention in positions of power that are far from deserved. I find myself nonplussed by the promise that the White House as we know it is going to be replaced by the…

Lib Dem Victory is Not a Mandate to Remain

Lib Dem Victory is Not a Mandate to Remain

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by Hakan Ustabas Following the Government’s announcement of the long-awaited Heathrow expansion plan, Richmond Park Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith resigned from the Party.  He triggered a by-election in which he would stand as an independent in the hope of gaining support as a local, and anti-expansion, politician. Instead of returning to his seat, however, the former London Mayoral candidate was instead defeated by Sarah Olney, who is the ninth MP…