The Student on Nationalism: a changing and contested idea

Nationalism. A word that means a lot of different things to different people. For some, nationalism is the inspirational promise of liberation from an occupying, tyrannical force. For others, nationalism is seen as the most egregious political philosophy of them all, chiefly responsible for the two most devastating wars in human history. Whatever your view […]


Macron is the strongest candidate for President

Last Monday evening, France tuned in to watch the first of three televised presidential debates. Over three hours and 20 minutes, candidates described their aspirations for France, and the type of President they would be. Topics included immigration, employment and the European Union, amongst others. The French election system works with two rounds. If none […]