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The Issue: To research, and discover credible reliable information and be able to ascertain the truth and not be manipulated or persuaded without being educated.  125 more words

Academic Writing

Trump the Terminator and Kim the Korean Khan: Diplomania 2018

On March 8th, South Korea’s National Security Adviser, Chung Eui-Yong, announced that Kim Jong-un wanted to open a dialogue with President Trump. The most lauded line from his announcement was that N. 622 more words


I study comparative politics: Socialism in America?

This post is part of a larger series on my blog titled “I study comparative politics,” which is a collection of modified essays I wrote during my undergraduate course in comparative politics. 944 more words

Mahboob Khawaja ’81 MA (PSc)/’00 PhD (SSc) writes book on peace and security issues

Mahboob Khawaja  wrote the book Global Peace, Security and Conflict Resolution: Approaches to Understand the Current Issues and Future-Making published by Lambert Academic Publishing. The book contains chapters on climate change, terrorism, refugees, and avoiding another world war. 36 more words


Book Review: Why Nations Fail

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

Rating – Put it on your list

Level – Moderate, you’ll need some basic familiarity with economics, politics, and history; Long (462 pages before acknowledgements, notes, etc.) overly repetitious and a bit tedious. 927 more words

Book Review

John McDonnell's supermarket checkout tax: bad economics, bad Socialism

The Labour Party is considering a tax on supermarkets that use self-service checkouts, with the aim of preserving jobs.  A motion proposing such a tax was passed by St Ives constituency Labour Party in January and John McDonnell has welcomed it on his “People’s Chancellor” Facebook feed. 493 more words

UK Politics

The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

The Tragedy of Great Power Politics, by John J. Mearsheimer (University of Chicago), New York: Norton, 2014

A great and highly interesting study on the subject of international relations, with a specific focus on the power games great nations play on the international scene that have often devastating consequences for the populations of those nations. 2,008 more words

John J. Mearsheimer