Jose Angel Garcia argues that Mexico, far from living the democratic dream of progress, it is immersed in a dangerous and still fragile democracy.
What have the recent protests at the Conservative Party conference taught us about the left in Britain? Alex Walker argues that rather than succeed in demonising the Tories recent protests have merely shown the public how intolerant of political difference some elements of the British left are.
The world has turned its back on Africa’s LGBT community. In seeking to protect their own interests and nationals, western governments have condemned Africa’s LGBT population to a life of persecution and oppression.
Politics student Adam takes on the cynics and argues that to attribute the international response to Ebola as only being the result of its threat to international peace and security ignores the shared sense of responsibility that being a part of the international community brings.
“The way America changed after 9/11 is the way Kenya will change after Garissa” – These words by William Ruto, the Kenyan deputy president heralded the dawning of a new strategy in the fight against Al-Shabaab. This strategy has come in the form of a wall stretching from the Indian Ocean to the city of Mandera. This wall symbolises Kenya’s current failing counter terrorism strategy and succeeds in distracting and deceiving Kenyans rather than defeating the threat posed by Al-Shabaab. The real threat to Kenya is not in Somalia but rather on its own side of the wall.
Bernie Sanders popularity is surging since the announcement that he was running for the presidency. His policy positions are supported by the majority of Americans and he is drawing large crowds. Hillary Clinton’s campaign is still treating Mr Sanders as a political joke but come polling day will it be Mr Sanders who has the last laugh?
Al-Shabaab want to incite religious hatred in Kenya. This goal is failing as Muslim leaders have closed ranks with their Christian counterparts to display a united and determined face against terror. However, Christian’s must be weary of those within their ranks who are trying to redefine the war as a spiritual battle as al-Shabaab will only be defeated through unity.
Is Brexit the best choice for Britain in the upcoming EU referendum? Yes it is argues Alex Walker.
Greeks are suffering for the sake of a political goal that should never have been started in the first place. The only way to end this suffering is to leave the Eurozone argues Alex Walker.
With Burundi in crisis following an attempted coup Nathaniel Robinson discusses Burundi’s political struggle, the potential for ethnic conflict and asks what it means for the nations future?