Post Tagged with: "Britain"

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: Flies in the Ointment

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: Flies in the Ointment

The Modern Slavery Act has been shown to be deficient in many important regards and continuing to claim it as ‘world-leading’ is now a more hollow claim than ever before.

What Is Sovereignty? Lessons from the UK

What Is Sovereignty? Lessons from the UK

As Britain embarks to find a new place in the world and as other powers vow to defend their sovereignty, the world seems even more confused and the debate remains open.

Would Churchill Have Voted for Brexit?

Would Churchill Have Voted for Brexit?

Winston Churchill was a student of the past, with a cast iron understanding of Britain’s inextricable role in European affairs over the last thousand years.

US and British Foreign Policy from One Regime Change to Another

US and British Foreign Policy from One Regime Change to Another

The US sense of being a sole hegemonic superpower is under challenge, even as it pulls along the UK and allows it to think of their relationship as special.

Brexit: Global Perspectives

Brexit: Global Perspectives

This new blog focuses on the geopolitical implications of Britain’s decision to leave the EU, providing a forum for critical analysis and discussion of diverse global issues and outlooks on Brexit.

War with China: Ascending Powers, Expansionism and the Use-of-Force

War with China: Ascending Powers, Expansionism and the Use-of-Force

The current state-of-affairs suggests that as China is exhibiting a pre-WWI German paradigm a war will happen as it exponentially increases its expansionism.

Brexit Symposium

Brexit Symposium

Brexit is not a time-space exception, but rather a symptom of a systemic failure of democratic governance at the national and EU levels.

Brexit! The Result and Its Implications

Brexit! The Result and Its Implications

The UK’s exit represents a fundamental challenge for those advocates of an ‘ever closer union’ and EU leaders are conscious of the need to avoid further fragmentation.

The Brexit Fantasy

The Brexit Fantasy

In a Lacanian sense, the Brexit discourse invoked a fantasy return to a lost ‘golden era’ of British power while blaming immigration and the EU for standing in the way.

Education and Extremism: “Fundamental British Values” in the Classroom

Education and Extremism: “Fundamental British Values” in the Classroom

That a government-endorsed set of values is undemocratic may come as no surprise. The fact that it has gone unchallenged should come as a grave concern.

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: World-leading or a Timid Start?

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: World-leading or a Timid Start?

It has become clear that both the scale of modern slavery is much larger than presumed, and that its scope is much wider. New forms of slavery are becoming apparent.

Drowning Migrants Is Not the Answer

Drowning Migrants Is Not the Answer

Criminalization is not the answer to the movement of people across the Mediterranean. We have to recognize that it is this act of criminalization which is killing people, not the desire to migrate.

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