The spectre of Boris Johnson in the background is a lot of pressure, frustration and competition for Rishi Sunak to deal with.
But perhaps it’s Sir Keir Starmer who should be more worried. Continue reading Boris Johnson’s political comeback could prove disastrous for Keir Starmer
The latest episode of World Off Diary, the team discussed predictions about the year ahead, including on the US, Ukraine, China, Middle East, and a bit closer to home for us here in the UK. Continue reading Geopolitical predictions for 2023 – what does the new year have in store?
Parliamentary democracy is a tough environment to navigate as a progressive, to say the least. Those who succeed will inevitably be short lived.
Continue reading Jacinda Ardern resignation shows moral politicians can’t survive the circus for long
The spectre of Trump’s first win should haunt Democrats forever. Biden needs to give a positive vision for what another four years under him would look like. Continue reading In spite of a GOP in disarray, the Democrats must not get complacent
While securing EU coronavirus recovery funds has become a critical litmus test for Poland’s right-wing government, it will be very tricky for it to pass the compromise deal agreed with Brussels that is required to release them. Continue reading Why are the political stakes so high in Poland’s EU funding row?
Few major sporting events have drawn as much controversy as the Qatar FIFA World Cup in late 2022. Continue reading Qatar World Cup: how successfully were human rights issues challenged?
Iran has sought to impose hegemony and control over the Horn of Africa region as a major branch of their foreign policy since the Revolution. Continue reading Iran’s nuclear goal in the Horn of Africa
Autistic people disproportionately suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic – and this was no different for the 700,000 people in Britain with the condition. Continue reading How autistic people were failed during the Covid-19 pandemic in Britain