Let’s all vote to remain – but let’s vote.

Outstria, Bailgium, Donemark, Fraurevoir, Angeleave Merkel, Abortugal – for all hardships Brexit has caused on both sides of the Channel, it has at least sparked a creative burst of puns

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The Plight of Rang-tan: The Silencing of Palm Oil Devastation

  “There’s one issue that will define the contours of this century more dramatically than any other, and that is the urgent threat of a changing climate.” – Former U.S.

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A Responsible Student’s Burden: Voluntourism – A threatening new Business Model

Come vacation time, our social media accounts are regularly flooded with all the amazing things our friends get up to. White beaches, snowy mountain tops and green valleys dominate our

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The Politics Behind Hummus

  The Arab-Israeli conflict has been ongoing since after the end of the second World War as a result of conflicting claims of the land, Zionism, and, as a response,

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G7: An Unconventional View of Diplomacy in the Big Picture

The practice of diplomacy is generally seen as the alternative to the practice of war. More significantly, where diplomacy fails, war will logically follow. For, as military theorist Carl von

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Putin’s Power Politics – Why Putin Will Win This Sunday’s Election. And The One That Follows. And The One After That.

Tomorrow, the people of Russia will cast their votes in the Russian presidential election. Most observers agree that it is not doubtful whether Vladimir Putin will be reelected, but rather

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Power of the Passport and Controversies of Investment Immigration

This article was inspired by an open lecture on the 13th of February given by a RUG professor from the faculty of law, Dimitry Kochenov. In this lecture, which carried

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Greatest Nation on Earth?: the Downside to Patriotism

Despite the dramatic partisan polarisation the United States has seen over the past two decades, there is one thing on which all US politicians seem to agree: America is the

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Trump’s Realistic Options Towards North Korea Are Limited

It has been over two weeks since Easter has finished. Normally, Easter greetings are coming from the conventional authorities, like the Pope (in 65 languages) or country leaders of the

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Humanitarian Intervention or Protection of the Interests of Global Powers?

Humanitarian intervention has been a controversy in the field of international relations since the end of Cold War.  The controversy mainly emerges because the principle of humanitarian intervention clashes with

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