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Post-Truth Politics

In a well-ordered democracy the public debate of an election campaign would approximate what Jürgen Habermas projected as an ‘ideal speech situation.’ [1] The Wikipedia definition… 2,463 more words

Political Geography

Ireland and the British Isles

Is Ireland in the British Isles? The Oxford English Dictionary seems clear. It tells us that the British Isles is:

A group of islands, including Britain, Ireland (Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland), the Isle of Man, the Hebrides, the Orkney Islands, the Shetland Islands, the Isles of Scilly, and the Channel Islands, lying off the coast of northwestern Europe, from which they are separated by the North Sea and the English Channel.

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Human Geography

Trumping Ignorance: Engaging with Complexity and Difficult Topics

By Kieran Phelan, University of Nottingham 

As the news came through that Donald Trump had been successful in beating Hillary Clinton to the White House, the world stood in shock. 1,078 more words

Political Geography

Was Hillary Clinton 'abandoned' by women voters?

Claire McGing, Department of Geography, Maynooth University

Hillary Clinton’s defeat to Donald Trump in the recent presidential election came as a shock to many voters and observers. 902 more words

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Let’s Talk about Trump: Introduction to a Series of Blog Posts

On the morning of the 9th of November, when word was rapidly spreading that Donald Trump had been voted as the next U.S. President, The Department of Geography quickly organized an event entitled… 145 more words

Human Geography