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  • The role of history in political campaigns

    A quote by George Orwell in 1984 captures the essence of this year’s most persuasive political campaigns. They have contextualised their key messages within an idyllic vision of the past.

    Italy said NO to Renzi, but not necessarily to reform

    Over the course of the campaign, the discussion increasingly focused on Renzi as a leader rather than on actual policy or the impact of the referendum on Italy’s political landscape. Polls showed that the referendum was widely seen as an opportunity to evaluate Renzi and his government’s performance, and to reject establishment politics.

    Brexit and the Commercial Courts

    The British legal system is one of this country's greatest assets. Litigants from around the world seek to resolve their disputes here in London. Will Brexit put this at risk - or create new opportunities?

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