RHUL PIR Society
We are the Royal Holloway Politics and International Relations Society, focussing on providing exciting and thought-provoking discourse and discussion around campus. Established in 2004, the society has hosted many key speakers such as Rt. Hon. Phillip Hammond, Baroness Catherine Ashton.
By Mikayla Billin
Trump concludes his speech by stating his love for his country.
Trump addresses the public, pledging a unified partnership among all citizens.
Donald Trump is elected the 45th president of the United States of America
Continue reading “US Elections Live”
By Mikayla Billin
Every four years the most powerful nation in the world elects a new leader. Tonight the United States will take part in arguably the most controversial election in history, and before polls close and results start flying in, here is a rundown of everything you need to know.
Who Can Be the 45th President of the United States?
Continue reading “The Calm Before the Storm (And What You Need to Know)”
By Raeesa Khan
When Donald Trump announced he would be running for President, hardly anyone believed he had a realistic chance of becoming the Republican nominee let alone entering the White House. At first glance his egomaniacal persona, reality TV star status, and extraordinary receding hairline made him all but unequipped for the job. Continue reading “Will Clinton’s Hawkish Reputation Cost Her the Election?”
Although the concept of free education may be as foreign to some of us, as the countries where free education systems actually exists (and there are many) – it is important to talk about it and the possibilities that we as young people have to influence how education in this country operates. So what do we mean when we refer to free education? Continue reading “In Conversation With: Natasha Barrett – Free Education”
Human rights are often seen as a noble yet unrealistic goal as time and again they are not upheld in times of repression or conflict, just when they are needed most. In order to deal with this, there has been a consistent trend of forcing the spread of democracy, since democratic peace theory suggests that democratic countries do not go to war and are more free and open. Continue reading “Is There a Human Right to Democracy?”
Our modern society is becoming more and more dependent on information technology each day, and while this development may come with many positive effects, it also comes with many political and security complications. Continue reading ““Cyberterrorism Could Be Equivalent to WW3” – So, Why Aren’t We Paying Attention?”
The result of the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership in the European Union had profound effects not only one the public sphere, economy but also on parties and politics in the UK. Continue reading “In Conversation With: Labour Supporters – The Labour Leadership contest”