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From Blind Marriage to Member of Parliament: Kuwait’s Path to Women’s Rights

[Picture taken from @StudyLSE Twitter] Three things on LSE’s campus are particularly interesting for both domestic and international students: the Women’s Library, International Women’s Week, and the naming of the LSE towers after female suffrage campaigners. They allow us to…

Climate elections: deciding the future?

Not many people would know the first rendition of the infamous Green New Deal was proposed by Caroline Lucas and a group of economists, journalists, and environmentalists in 2007 as part of the Green New Deal Group. But with the…

LSE Professor Fawaz Gerges on the London Bridge attack

On 29 November, London fell victim to yet another terrorist attack. Usman Khan, wearing a fake suicide vest, stabbed several civilians around Fishmongers’ Hall before being tackled by passers-by and shot by police on the pavement of London Bridge. Cambridge…

The Candidates of the LSE Halls in Constituencies

Accommodations: Passfield Hall, Carr-Saunders Hall, College Hall, Connaught Hall, International Hall, The Garden Halls, Urbanest King’s Cross, High Holborn Residence Holborn & St Pancras Labour: Sir Keir Starmer (Incumbent) General: ·    Current Shadow Brexit Secretary, formerly Head of the…

The impact of online campaigns

It is only in recent years that online campaigns have begun to be taken seriously as a campaigning tactic for political parties. Previously, politicians stuck to their conventional methods of door-to-door canvassing, posted leaflets, face-to-face reasoning, and large media campaigns…

Why Trump makes us afraid: an analysis of the POTUS

The US president is continual fascination to those on all ends of the political spectrum, but what makes him so frightening is perhaps the most counterintuitive element of his entire political persona. This article explores Trump’s approach to the concept of the political.

Election 2019: In conversation with Matthew Kirk, Liberal Democrats

This article is part of a series of articles that appear in our December 10 print edition under the subheading “Small parties, big ideas. We sit down with the insurgent parties trying to upset the Labour incumbent.” You can also…

Election 2019: In conversation with Kirsten de Keyser, Green Party

This article is part of a series of articles that appear in our December 10 print edition under the subheading “Small parties, big ideas. We sit down with the insurgent parties trying to upset the Labour incumbent.” You can also…

Election 2019: In conversation with Thomas Scripps, Socialist Equality Party

This article is part of a series of articles that appear in our December 10 print edition under the subheading “Small parties, big ideas. We sit down with the insurgent parties trying to upset the Labour incumbent.” You can also…

Election 2019: In conversation with Hector Birchwood, Brexit Party

This article is part of a series of articles that appear in our December 10 print edition under the subheading “Small parties, big ideas. We sit down with the insurgent parties trying to upset the Labour incumbent.” You can also…

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