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European Union: Liberal Institutions in a Time of Illiberalism

European Union: Liberal Institutions in a Time of Illiberalism It seems a long way away from the days that the EU was being touted as a future superpower. Following the presidential election victory of Donald Trump on 8th November, many

Brexit: The European Union and Misunderstood Sovereignty

Brexit: The European Union and Misunderstood Sovereignty Sovereignty was defined by prominent political geographer, John Agnew as based on the legitimate exercise of power which has been traditionally conceived as territorially rigid. This would explain the Brexit idea of sovereignty.

Guns in America: Inalienable Right or Inalienable Disaster?

Guns in America: Inalienable Right or Inalienable Disaster? Nothing is hotter in American domestic policy than the issue of gun control. In most western, developed nations, guns are illegal and very difficult to obtain. Yet in America, guns are about