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The Youth Vote UK: Empowering our voices

by Politics and International Relations student Alette Moller We don’t need to look far to see that youth voices in the political process need strengthening. In the 2016 EU referendum, a ‘majority of 18-34 year olds’ voted to remain, while

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How Qatar ‘sports-washed’ its global image

by MA International Relations student Matthew Dare In this blog post, I will discuss the questionable means through which Qatar altered global perceptions, and the global impact on the future of the sports industry. The 2022 FIFA World Cup in

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The UK Government’s ‘New Plan for Immigration’ Creates an Unethical Two-tier System of Protection for Asylum Seekers

by Ceri Oeppen, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Sussex Centre for Migration Research In today’s Queen’s Speech to Parliament, the UK Government lays out their agenda for the coming year.  One of those agenda items is their ‘New Plan for

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Stories for Justice: Redefining the Migrant ‘Crisis’

by International Relations and Development student Maozya Murray Whether fictional, biographical or mythical, stories wrap and encapsulate our entire lives. Constructing our waking identities and filling our dream space, stories build narratives, create meaning and justify decisions. Storytelling is primal

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Marketizing the Environmental Crisis – A Step by Step Recipe

by International Relations student Sara Monteiro Basic recipe and main ingredients Turning any crisis into something profitable usually follows the same basic recipe, with the following main ingredients: Discourse Media Co-option Politics Mix these in a large bowl of International

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