Republican Healthcare Act Hurts Typical Trump Voters The Most

By Janai Gilmore In the US, the debate around the Republican health care legislation reached a fever pitch last week as the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The report’s release has…

Justin Trudeau: Popular and Progressive?

As the world moves further and further away from values of openness, integration and multiculturalism, a sprawling faction across the globe has been left feeling hopelessly disillusioned with the state of politics. For many readers, endless lamenting of the death…

Fajardo: Opportunities for Columbia

By Scott Carpenter The former Colombian mayor and professor of mathematics stood atop the stage and declared that he knew nothing. “I know nothing about economics, nothing about business administration, nothing about finance,” he said. “My branch of mathematics, the…

The Problematic Politics of Bulgaria

  By Petar Murginski How can Bulgaria transition from a system with perceived problems to a global nation? Are elections really the problem of contemporary Bulgaria? The transition epoch in Bulgaria created an abyss between the political leadership and society…

The Future of LSESU Democracy

By Peter Lyon Thoughts from a hack on where we’ve gone wrong and how we might fix it In last week’s edition of this newspaper, I read with interest Benjamin Thomas’ and Hari Prabu’s accounts of the state of democracy…

Justice for Cleaners; Fighting Exploitation

By the Members of Justice For Cleaners Campaign Staff and Students went on strike to show solidarity with Noonan cleaners at the LSE While our university considers itself an international expert on inequality, it runs an unfair and exploitative employment…

AI and the Future of Graduate Recruiting

By Aruna Krishnan The rise of artificial intelligence poses both opportunities and risks for corporations When Trump harshly shooed away immigrants from the US for they were stealing jobs that belonged to ‘white people’, he did not acknowledge the other…

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Election

  By J Kwong Despite three candidates, the election outcome is unlikely to be a surprise.  In the wake of ever greater societal and political discontent, Hong Kong will select its new Chief Executive, on the 26th of March. The official…

Relentless Fighting in the Central African Republic

The fighting and civil war in CAR will not stop until its neighbours leave it alone. By Cameron Chippindale The Central African Republic (CAR) has been beset by conflict since December 2012 when a rebel alliance from the North of…

People of Korea Expect to be Exploited Again

By Aruna Krishnan Unknown outcome of Park Geun-hye’s impeachment will produce status-quo results When Park Geun-hye assumed office as South Korea’s first woman President in early 2013 on a wave of popularity, not many could have foreseen her impeachment on…