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The intersectional feminist rewriting the national curriculum

The Spectator 25 Jul 2024
But scratch the surface and, like so many Labour appointees, she emerges as a long-standing adherent of left-wing identity politics ... For a flavour of Ms Francis’s politics, look at the titles of some of her academic papers.

Thursday briefing: Why the Conservatives’ identity crisis is their biggest challenge

AOL 25 Jul 2024
US politics ... Guy Lane spoke to Peter Kennard, the prominent UK political artist, about his new exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery, London, called Archive of Dissent.

Biden's farewell: Leaving to Kamala Harris the race he wanted to run

Star Gazette 25 Jul 2024
President Biden. 'It's time to pass the torch' to 'new generation' ... The phrase was coined in the 18th century at the London Stock Exchange to describe a stockbroker who defaulted on his debts, then was adapted to American politics in the 19th century.

London politics LIVE: Keir Starmer faces first PMQs as Prime Minister amid fallout from Labour ...

London Evening Standard 24 Jul 2024
Sir Keir Starmer faces a Commons grilling during his first PMQs as Prime Minister on Wednesday, hours after stripping seven Labour rebels of the whip for backing the SNP on a vote on the two-child benefit cap ... .

Protest, resistance and dissent: a retrospective of the art of Peter Kennard

The Guardian 24 Jul 2024
The UK’s foremost political artist talks through half a century of his work, on show at the Whitechapel Gallery in ...

Investors warm to UK equities in ‘turning of tide’ for unloved market

Financial Times 24 Jul 2024
Fund managers including BlackRock, Allianz and Ruffer are betting political stability will boost London market ....

The colourful history of the Olympic opening ceremony

The Conversation 24 Jul 2024
The 1908 London Olympics, the first to have a purpose-built stadium , were also the first to feature athletes parading in national team uniforms ... The Industrial Revolution performance at the 2012 London Olympic opening ceremony.

Political storms won't curb military spending boom, defence firms say

Colorado Springs Gazette 24 Jul 2024
FRENCH POLITICS ... "There continues to be the worry about a very, very unstable political system (in France)," said Sash Tusa, defence analyst at Agency Partners, a London-based equity research firm.

Education Secretary Bridget Phillipson pledges

The Daily Mail 24 Jul 2024
But she did signal a change in tone. She told the Embassy Education Conference in London yesterday. 'For too long international students have been treated as political footballs, not valued guests - their fees welcomed, but their presence resented ... .

G20 can help eliminate hunger and extreme poverty

Taipei Times 24 Jul 2024
The grouping has plenty of political and economic muscle ... Kevin Watkins, a former chief executive officer of Save the Children UK, is a visiting professor at the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Joe Biden's exit could be a tricky subject for authoritarian leaders in Russia, China, and ...

Business Insider 24 Jul 2024
"Their motto is till death do us part," said Gerges, a Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics. Ann Marie Dailey, a political researcher at the RAND Corporation, shared similar sentiments about Putin's Russia ... ....

Oman mosque attack: What’s ISIL’s game plan?

Al Jazeera 24 Jul 2024
... of Ashura, among the holiest times of the year for Shia Muslims, according to Andreas Krieg, a professor at King’s College London and CEO of MENA analytica, a MENA-focused political risk firm.

I Hope Trump Kept the Receipt

The Atlantic 24 Jul 2024
The past decade of American politics suggests that you can indeed say the quiet part out loud, but only if you make it funny ... But it is representative of Vance’s broader tone and (current) political positions.

Britain Radical Preacher

Beaumont Enterprise 23 Jul 2024
... following prayers at the Central London Mosque in Regent's Park, London, April 3, 2015.

Rap artist Loyle Carner receives honorary degree from University of the Arts London

Music News 23 Jul 2024
On Friday 19 July, British rap artist Loyle Carner received an honorary degree from University of the Arts London (UAL). Carner’s music explores themes of personal identity, politics, ...