Samuel Caveen
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Comment Editor at The Beaver. Studying MSc in Politics and Communication at LSE.

House Speaker tells LSE: “no chance” of US–UK trade deal with hard border Brexit

Image courtesy of the LSE US Centre. Nancy Pelosi, speaking at LSE, warned the UK not to harm the Good Friday Agreement if there is to be any free trade deal with the US. Speaker of the US House of…

How to save journalism

The state, publications and readers all have a role to play if vital journalism is to remain a viable enterprise The Beaver has a proud history of fostering future journalists, and many of the words you’ll read in this special…

We don’t have time for this

From Trump’s shutdown to the Brexit fiasco, self-inflicted crises are occupying government attention when very real ones are looming Last month, just over two years after the political bombshells of the Brexit decision and Trump’s election, the consequences of both…

Brexit is impossible

What the public was sold in 2016 and since was never possible. This deal was doomed from the start by the failure to settle Brexit’s inherent contradictions When Alice says “one can’t believe impossible things” in Through the Looking-Glass, the…

How to fix American democracy

Americans have shown a clear preference for Democrats, but without systemic reform, Republicans will continue to cling to power Contrary to some terrible punditry, there was indeed a “blue wave” in last week’s midterms, it just came up against an…