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  When inquiring about typical utopian, or rather dystopian novels, one instantly thinks of Huxleys’ Brave New World and Orwell’s 1984. Yet, few know that We, written in 1923 by …
history

No matter how many people attack his foreign policy choices during the Cold War era, Henry A. Kissinger, the former Secretary of State under Presidents Nixon and Ford, shaped some …
The five main contenders (L-R): Mélanchon, Hamon, Macron, Fillon & Le Pen

Sacrebleu! France is electing a new president! After five years of fiercely criticised and widely mocked «Hollandism» (do pity old François, he has suffered!), the French have the opportunity in …
Putin and Trump

How did Trump win? While there are many reasons behind his win, he was helped by thousands of automated social media accounts called botnets. Many of these pro-Trump social media …
Yo ISIS

On September 20th 2001, George W. Bush stood in the American congress and vowed to attack the “enemies of freedom” who hijacked two airplanes, flew them into the World Trade …
World burning

  Walk into any bar or restaurant in many of the world’s big cities and the only clue to your location is language. Young people are the same whether they …
aleppo

United Nothing? If social media users around (and like) me seem to have woken up in the last months, its clear Assad has been making civilians’ lives unbearable for years, …
trump-putin

A Debate for our Time: The election of Donald Trump indicates a foreign policy shift in the most powerful country in the world; the latest in a series of dramatic …
brexit

AUTHOR: ALBA PATOZI, LSE 3RD YEAR BSC ECONOMICS Four months after the referendum to leave the European Union, Britain finds itself in turmoil and uncertainty. The latest figures show that …
park-geun-hye

AUTHOR: JANICE LEUNG, FREQUENT CONTRIBUTOR, THE LONDON GLOBALIST Around two weeks ago, South Korea exploded in what is probably the biggest political scandal of its democratic era. Park Geun-hye’s confidant …