The New Statesman is, in its own words, “the leading progressive political and cultural magazine in the United Kingdom.” It has been published since 1913. Unless you subscribe, there is only limited access to the website, but you can read the magazine via EBSCOhost. Other British political magazines include: The Economist, which can also be… Read more New Statesman, and other magazines
UEA’s School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies has a politics blog called Eastminster. While it appears to be written entirely by two people called Editor and Admin, closer inspection reveals the actual authors. Some examples of posts: Seven Myths Used To Make The Case For A Second Referendum Terrorist obituaries: some early research… Read more Eastminster
Nineteen Eighty-Four is a novel by George Orwell. It was published in June 1949 – 70 years ago this month. It has been translated into numerous languages. In the year 1984 Britain is a province of a superstate ruled by the Party. It is a society of meaningless slogans and worship of the Party leader,… Read more Nineteen Eighty-Four
Today people in Britain can vote in elections to the European Parliament, possibly for the last time. If you keep hearing about Brexit, but still don’t know much about it, the BBC has a simple guide. There is also a more detailed one.
Sometimes you need data about people’s opinions to include in an assignment. For example, a recent opinion poll asked who should be the next British monarch after Queen Elizabeth II. These polling companies publish some of their results online: YouGov Ipsos MORI ComRes Survation blog and archive YouGov and Ipsos MORI have partner sites in… Read more Opinion polls