Harry Lewis – Global Affairs Since the de-colonisation of Africa in the 1960s to the dismemberment of the USSR it has readily been assumed that the world was heading in a certain direction; democratic globalisation at ‘the end of history’. The disestablishment of empires heralded new democracies across the globe, from the Nile to the […]Read more "Globalisation: A Western Future Over?"
The Executive Director gives his damning verdict on the canonisation of Mother Teresa, and questions the practices of the woman herself.Read more "Mother Inferior: The Miracle of Mother Teresa’s Respected Status"
The Head of Global Affairs, Abe Silberstein, meticulously explains the political situation of Israel with regards to foreign relations with Saudi Arabia which undoubtedly has an effect on the stability of the region.Read more "An Israel-Saudi Relationship? Not With Israel’s Current Coalition."
On December 2nd our Executive Director discussed Cameron’s remarks on intervention in Iraq and Syria. Robbie Travers also makes the case on why we should support airstrikesRead more "Travers on Cameron and Intervention"
The Executive Director and Harvir Dhillon examine the ramifications of the Paris attacks, and counter the prevailing false narratives with their analysis.Read more "Paris Attacks – Defeating the platitudes"
Tom Foxton – Politics Department It seems like a distant memory now: Chuka Umunna sitting expectantly on Andrew Marr’s sofa, alongside New Labour-architect and “Prince of Darkness” Lord Mandelson, readying himself for the closest British politics has come to the apostolic succession. Who then would have thought that, five torturous months later, it would in […]Read more "Electable Labour: A distant memory?"
On Friday the 13th terrorist from the group ISIS unleashed coordinated attacks in the city of Paris. These attacks have have claimed at least 129 lives, and left many more injured. At Agora our thoughts and best wishes go out to all those affected by this attack. Bellow are the thoughts of a few of our […]Read more "Agorans Reactions to The Terror in Paris"