Monthly Archives: March 2012


What is the point of PMQs?

This week saw another Budget speech done by George Osborne, which was (mostly) leaked to the media beforehand. Prior to that though was another round of what some consider to be pantomime – Prime Minister’s Questions. Its an institution that goes back years, but is it effective and do we […]


Democracy in Palestine

It would be foolish to try and give a complete history of the Israel/Palestine conflict in a single blog post. It is one of the longest running disputes out there. Various world leaders have attempted to find solutions (e.g. that summit Bill Clinton had with Benjamin Netanyahu and Yasser Arafat), […]


Egypt in May

The Arab Spring is a hugely important (and ongoing) event in global politics. No-one can deny the effect that it has had. Leaders in multiple nations have been ousted and events in the likes of Syria show that this is probably going to continue. One of the major talking points […]