Review – The Empty Throne: America’s Abdication of Global Leadership

Scott Lucas • Sep 10 2019 • Features

Daalder and Lindsay’s book critiques the loss of US leadership under Trump but fails to break new ground or present a clear account of what leadership is or should be.

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Luke Cooper • Jul 4 2019 • Features

Mandelbaum’s book is an analytically flawed, contradictory and unconventional piece of realist scholarship that considers the instability of the post-Cold War period.

Trump Vs Clinton: A Post-Mortem

Stephen McGlinchey • Nov 19 2016 • Articles

If party politics fails again to represent the electorate as in 2016, the only people who will be able to rise above the acrimony will be populists like Donald Trump.

Explaining the Donald Trump Victory

Patricia J. Sohn • Nov 9 2016 • Articles

Mark Twain came to mind many times throughout the recent election. I could imagine him rocking in his chair, smoking his cigar, shaking his head, and chuckling.

Income Inequality & Subaltern America: Thoughts for U.S. Election Day

Patricia J. Sohn • Oct 27 2016 • Articles

The next President of the U.S. is going to have to face the consequences of high levels of income inequality among the grassroots of the American people.

Trump’s ‘Brexit Strategy’

Stephen McGlinchey • Oct 9 2016 • Articles

Trump has defied reality by gauging that enough voters will ignore the tide of critics mobilising against him, even a growing number of senior Republican Party figures.

Finger on the Nuclear Button: Gender, Responsibility and Nuclear Custodianship

Shampa Biswas • Aug 24 2016 • Articles

Hillary Clinton quite literally turned the tables on Trump – inverting the gender binary that had for centuries kept women from public office

Hillary Clinton’s Response to the Pulse Orlando Shootings

Ali E. Erol • Jun 15 2016 • Articles

Queer scholars must deconstruct discourses and affective structures that attempt to put queer subjects in binaries and offer citizenship in exchange of being a part of global warfare.

Why Clinton Will Support the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trump Will Not

Erik Lindell • May 8 2016 • Articles

If the TPP is not finalized before President Obama leaves the White House, its life or death will likely be contingent upon who wins the U.S. election in November.

Sanders vs Clinton on Economic Inequality

Benjamin M. Studebaker • Apr 23 2016 • Articles

If a Clinton presidency fails to deal with inequality and stagnation, the long-term consequence will be the strengthening of the most dangerous elements in US politics.

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