Politics

The Trump doctrine: a hostage to Congress?

TRUMP’S PRESIDENCY has been riddled with controversy, but among a host of newsworthy events, one ubiquitous question remains to be…

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

AS POLITICS EDITOR, I’ve possibly presided over one of the most colourful years for a Nouse editor ever. I took…

A behind-the-scenes take on Question Time, York

Defence and security will play an important role in the Tory endgame

Question Time: Corbyn falls for May’s traps on spending plans, national security

The Labour and Conservative leaders gave diminished performances as they faced the York audience

ELECTION 2017: The NHS – a crisis without solution?

WHEN ONE considers the idea of the ‘political football’, the National Health Service is perhaps the first issue which springs…

ELECTION 2017: The Union – a divided kingdom?

THE UNION SEEMED to be of little relevance during the 2015 general election given the rejection of Scottish Independence the…

ELECTION 2017: The Economy – vs. the many?

THE ECONOMY dominates the run-up to general elections. Despite the current prominence of Brexit, the economy remains a pressing concern…

ELECTION 2017: Brexit – the new dividing line

THE SHADOW OF the exit negotiations from the European Union looms over this fateful election. The Prime Minister has sought…

ELECTION 2017: Foreign Policy – a new global stage

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson [Image: Flickr]  UPON TAKING office, Theresa May signaled a break from the foreign policy agenda which…

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

IT’S HARROWING to witness a revolution happening in real time. The last time a massive uprising occurred in 2011, the…

A Tale of Two Unions

Niamh Carroll explores the space between the Brexit and Scottish independence campaigns

Erdogan’s election gamble

DEMOCRACY IS AN essentially contested concept, but ahead of a constitutional referendum in Turkey there is little doubt that the…