‘Poetry makes nothing happen,’ said the poet W. H. Auden. How wrong he was.
According to a 2009 Eurobarometer survey 62 per cent of Britons believed that ‘the giving and taking of bribes, and the abuse of positions of power for personal gain’ was … Read the rest
Most analysis of the recent elections in England and Wales focused on the fortunes of the three main parties – but they saw the BNP perform very badly indeed.
Drawing … Read the rest
As it increases its influence in the developing world, China now faces the same kind of challenges as are confronted by Europe.
The ongoing conflict in Libya is such an … Read the rest
I recently upgraded from acetate overheads and marker pens in my lectures to the wonders of Powerpoint presentations. Feeling smug whipping out my laptop and beaming the slides through the … Read the rest
Analysis of the elections held on May 5th demonstrates that those politicians and journalists living in the Westminster village still have a lot to learn from Europe about coalition politics.… Read the rest
According to Ipsos MORI 75% of Britons believe that immigration is a ‘problem’ while Islamophobia appears to be on the rise.
The three main parties have sought, in their different … Read the rest