Economy

Energy

The UK-Africa Summit is a sign of the green economy conundrum

The UK-Africa Summit, held last January in London, proved to be a policy conundrum. On the one hand, Boris Johnson’s opening speech stated that the country will refrain from investing ...
ECONOMY

The Global War on Austerity has begun

Recent protests around the world have captivated media attention. But they all have one thing in common. They are a response against global austerity, corruption, and a revolt against the ...
Energy

Russia and the European energy market: The growing significance of the Arctic Circle

The energy security dilemma facing Europe is likely to worsen as the effects of climate change materialise in the Arctic Circle. The balancing act between securing consistent and reliable supplies ...
Energy

Fossil fuel subsidies: the case for a definitive swap

Last October, Ecuadorian President LenÍn Moreno had a first-hand experience of the social trouble resulting from change in energy policies. To respect the IMF’s structural adjustment plan in order to ...

Diplomatic  Life

Introduction  Many authors seem to believe that quiet diplomacy helped to win the cold war, by gently maneuvering behind the scenes. Hence, I argue; if diplomats were able to bring ...

2019 was a year of demonstrations and protests. But what was even more noticeable is that many of these demonstrations were led by children. Never before have children been such ...

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Director of YD UK
Rajan Chohan-Jones grew up in Bangkok under the controversial rule of Thaksin Shinawatra. Seeing public protests in a divisive political environment was one of his main inspirations for studying politics. Moving back to England Rajan’s family further involved him in historical and contemporary political discussions and quickly discovered politics and international relations was something he was passionate about.
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Li Ruikang, MA Graduate in Middle Eastern Studies from Tel Aviv University, Have a deep understanding of international politics, Sensitive to political events, especially those of Middle Eastern States.
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