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by Amitai Etzioni  |  11th July 2018

Amitai Etzioni examines the emergence of populism and suggests ways in which law-based approaches and political institutions can both understand and manage the challenges these movements present.…Read more

by Judith Orr  |  1st June 2018

Deborah Orr celebrates the success of the Repeal the Eighth campaign to legalise abortion in Ireland, and looks at the unfinished business of the Abortion Rights campaign to do the same for Northern Ireland.…Read more

by John Erik Fossum and Hans Petter Graver  |  14th May 2018

John Erik Fossum and Hans Petter Graver, give some background to Norway’s relationship with the European Union and reveal the truth behind some common myths about the Norway model.…Read more

by Henry Tam  |  21st March 2018

Henry Tam discusses the decline of democracy and the three critical steps that must be taken in order to save it.…Read more

by Liz Beddoe  |  7th February 2018

Liz Beddoe, co-author of Transnational Social Work – out today – talks about the experiences of social workers practising in countries different to those where they gained their social work qualifications. In the mid-2000s graduates from my social work degree programme in New Zealand began responding to the recruitment adverts for social workers to go Read More

by Fiona de Londras and Máiréad Enright  |  30th January 2018

Fiona de Londras and Máiréad Enright – authors of ‘Repealing the 8th: Reforming Irish Abortion Law – respond to the announcement of the Irish Cabinet of its intention to hold a referendum to repeal Article 40.3.3 in May 2018. The book, now publishing on Thursday this week, looks beyond the referendum to what might come Read More

by Rob Manwaring and Paul Kennedy  |  22nd November 2017

Are centre-left parties across Europe facing a future of decline? Rob Manwaring and Paul Kennedy argue that an essential element in any robust democracy is an effective centre-left.…Read more

Sharon Wright and Peter Dwyer reflect on their experience of contributing to the UK Universal Credit debate, to argue that impact activities can be most meaningful if they are aimed at making a difference that really matters.…Read more

Heaven Crawley explains why EU countries' policies of relocating refugees has caused a crisis.  …Read more

by Matt Flinders  |  12th June 2017

Matthew Flinders looks at the 2017 UK General Election, and what it could mean for the future of politics in the country.…Read more