Last week it was announced that the Queen’s Speech would be delayed. Soon after, unconfirmed reports surfaced that this delay was due to the speech being ‘written on thick goatskin parchment paper which … needs
In the European Union, under more proportional electoral systems than Britain, coalition government is a frequent occurrence. To list just a small selection, there are currently coalitions in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands
After the recent terrorist attacks in London and Manchester, many cited the second 1974 General Election (when IRA bombings took place less than a week before polls opened) as a precedent to continue with 2017’s election
Today, as Britain goes to the polls, one of the key questions on the minds of voters will be: what kind of leader do we want? Consensual? Cooperative? Forceful? Decisive? But, lurking in the background
In March, Keith Ruiter wrote a Conversation article contending that, although Trump has "Viking" ancestry, he would not have fared well in Norse society, because his temperament lacks the Norse virtue of hóf (moderation or restraint).
Content warning: this post discusses rape and sexual violence. A retiring judge recently faced accusations of victim blaming when she used her final courtroom case as a plea to women to “protect themselves” from rapists