US foreign policy – a decline in soft power

Under the “America First” banner, President Trump has largely broken with American foreign policy orthodoxy.

Grading the president

Neither President Trump nor his Democratic opponent will win this election because of their foreign policy positions.

New reputational challenges in a fragmented world

By launching a global movement with multiple local variations around the world, Extinction Rebellion has, in many ways, become a powerful "global brand".

We already have a radical manifesto for the NHS: it was written by the NHS

Just two of the three political parties whose ideas could shape the NHS in England over the next Parliament have published their manifestos.

An absolutely crucial week ahead for the Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn has promised this week that a Labour government will stand up to the most powerful people in Britain - the “bankers, billionaires and the establishment” who have benefited from a “rigged” system.

What can we expect from the Conservative manifesto?

Casting our minds back to the 2017 general election, all seemed to be going so well for the Conservatives until they launched their manifesto.

Johnson and Corbyn seek refuge in soundbites

It was a Brexit debate. That’s what Boris Johnson wanted and indeed what he got.

The Expat factor: could overseas voters have an impact on the General Election?

This year’s general election is set to be full of surprises and close results. With several marginal seats up for grabs, overseas votes could be more influential than ever.

What Brussels wants from the election: clarity

For the past three years, the UK and EU have been locked in an odd Brexit tango, where moves on both sides have been guided by misunderstanding and mistrust. The past fortnight has seen a change of rhythm: the attention is now firmly on the UK as the outcome of the General Election will dictate […]

After two weeks of campaigning, the election battle lines are becoming clearer

Week two kicked off with Labour’s announcement of increased funding for mental health services for children.

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