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A critical view of NCS and citizenship from the world of political geography

The National Citizen Service programme has been having a rough ride recently, but its supporters would claim that much of the criticism emanates from the ranks of jealous and prejudiced youth workers. 395 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

'Critical Geographies in Latin America' - Journal of Latin American Geography 16(1)

The Journal of Latin American Geography has just released a new special issue on ‘Critical Geographies in Latin America,’ which is part of a very intentional turn in the editorial position of the journal (as detailed… 581 more words

Mexico

Judith Butler on identity/difference and solidarity

This recent interview with Judith Butler suggests an approach to solidarity — or for Butler, ‘alliance’ — that resonates with the arguments of some human geographers (see relevant posts, … 254 more words

Critical Human Geography

Boundaries, Borders, and... The Trump Wall?

By Jillian Smith, University of Birmingham 

We have all heard it: “I will build a great wall – and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me – and I’ll build them very inexpensively – I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. 711 more words

Political Geography

Analysis of Jim Crow & Voter ID Laws

Prompt found here

The photos display the extremity and origin of segregation laws that took place starting in 1877 to 1960s. The Jim Crow laws were regulations put in place that suppressed people of color in many socioeconomic aspects of live from the bus station, waiting rooms, schools, and even voting booths. 351 more words

Trump and the Potential for a New Progressive Movement in Ireland*

What is the impact of Trump’s election on Irish politics? Could we see an Irish Trump or new right-wing party elected into the Dáil or even lead a new government? 1,708 more words