Politics Column

Another one bites the dust. Australia gets yet another new PM

  In a dramatic week for Australian politics; Malcolm Turnbull was forced from the position of Prime Minister on the…

Lacoste and litigation: the Zimbabwe election explained

Robert Mugabe’s resignation in November 2017 did not bring with it the expectation of political change. Whilst Zimbabweans sang in…

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

  It has been another bad week for the Prime Minister. Brexit Minister David Davis threatened to quit the Cabinet…

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the (new) Politics Editor

In my first column as Politics Editor, I would like to lament the loss of my formerly boring subject. In…

Left Wing Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

I had mostly completed my column, in which I had written about the recent tinker tailor soldier Corbyn controversy, when…

Left Wing Right Wing: Thoughts from the Deputy Politics Editor

This edition, I’m pleased to temporarily assume responsibility for Left Wing, Right Wing, quite timely considering the current commemorations for…

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

The Government reshuffle designed to reinvigorate the Prime Minister’s tenure might seem quite inconsequential tinkering to many. There were, however,…

Left Wing, Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

Australians have voted overwhelmingly in an advisory survey to legalise same-sex marriage across the country. An eight-week postal vote was…

Left Wing; Right Wing: Thoughts from the Politics Editor

100 years ago this Thursday on 2 November 1917 the British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour signed a letter on behalf…

Aung San Suu Kyi: The Failure

In late 2015, the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, was invited on a state visit to the UK in an attempt…

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…

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…