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A round up of what you missed over the summer (USA)

The election race has been hotting up with the announcement of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s running mate. Ryan was not one of the favourites for the nomination as the Veep candidate but he is a strong fiscal and social conservative who will appeal to the right wing of the Republican party who thus far … Continue reading

A Round up of what you missed over the summer (UK)

Traditionally UK politics is quiet over the summer (Parliament is in recess and everyone goes on holiday) and 2012 was no different. There were however a couple of news stories to note: 1) David Cameron’s Ideology and Leadership Cameron Bashing became an unofficial Olympic sport  in 2012. As London Mayor Boris Johnson experienced a surge … Continue reading