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Fog on the Weser: Arminius and Blondie on the Future of Europe

Contemporary politics may not often crop up amid the (digital) pages Res Gerendae, but assuming the reader occasionally consults other news sources, they will hopefully be aware that recently there was a General Election. 1,493 more words

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THOUGHTS ON MAKING LONDON MORE INCLUSIVE

Rt. Hon Boris Johnson
Mayor of London
Greater London Authority
City Hall
The Queen’s Walk
More London
London SE1 2AA

Dear Mayor,

Let me begin by congratulating you on your victory as MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip at the recently concluded General Election. 2,240 more words

Social Justice

Why You're All Wrong About The Human Rights Act

The Tories aren’t getting rid of the whole concept of human rights, but they aren’t scrapping the act for ‘legislative control’ either

The Machiavellian figure of Michael Gove is strangely likeable in some anti-hero way (for me at least). 592 more words

Politics

Do Politicians Still Use Sport For Political Ends?

By Dan Kelly.

It’s a given that politicians will use people who’s lives are played out in the public eye, as a way of attracting votes. 734 more words

Boris Johnson

...we need to talk about Boris

Boris Johnson. Mayor of London. Currently famed for his ridiculous antics, ‘hilarious’ outbursts and general idiocy. Yes, the world might have laughed when he got stuck on that zip line, but are there ulterior motives at work here?  1,072 more words

Keep Your Friends Close and Your Enemies Closer!

Whatever other impact Boris Johnson has, he certainly keeps people on their toes. He achieves this by being unpredictable, newsworthy and unembarrassed by making a fool of himself. 280 more words

Leadership

Now, Always, Everywhere, All The Time

Giant pandas are an endangered species. Due to extensive habitat loss and the destruction of bamboo, the panda’s sole food source, giant pandas can only be found in about 20 patches of forest in a densely populated area of China. 757 more words

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