Tag Archives: Politics

Machiavelli and Autonomy and Rainbow Bagels

So because I spent (a little too much) time hunting around for rainbow bagels and pink lattes in London (more on that later ;)) I completely forgot that I had 3 essays due for university! I know that sounds terrible considering how I’ve written articles for this blog about actually staying productive but seriously, I have […]

The Funniest Thing You Didn’t Know About Congress

  When Congress gets theatrical… Uh huh, I did just put ‘funny’ in the same sentence as ‘US Politics’, and I’m not talking about elections here, but a little something which you might not already know about, partly because many people not knowing about it helps to keep it happening. The funny part of US Politics, […]

What is Freedom?

Freedom- is it the ability to make laws that affect you, or the absense of laws? In order to better understand a question, sometimes it helps to ask another. (As eye-rollingly worthy as that sounds, you might notice it works for you! 😉) So here’s mine: When you think of the Greeks, what imagery springs […]

Is Globalisation as Bad as People Think?

Globalisation: it’s a word that means so many different things to so many different people. On the one side we have people who tell me, a grave look on their faces, about how globalisation means everything is becoming what they call ‘Americanised’; i.e ‘Mcdonalised’. There’s been a huge surge in the people I know visiting […]

The U.S and U.K Governments Compared

A discussion of the different features of both the U.K and U.S’s respective constitutions and systems of government.

Mid-Term elections- How Significant Are They?

If you’ve been asking yourself what the importance of midterm elections is, or if you have to do this essay for your A-levels, or both, you’re in luck because today I’ll be answering this question in this article 🙂

How Easy is it to Pass Legislation in Congress?

Why does it seem to take forever for bills to pass in Congress? Today, I tell you why…