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From the UK Referendum to the US Election: Class, Race and History

In this podcast our Digital Fellow Mark Carrigan speaks to Gurminder K. Bhambra about the common threads uniting the UK referendum and the US election: Originally posted 9th December 2016

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A Tale of Two Referenda

By Michaela Benson and Dimitrios Theodossopoulos This time last year, Greece geared up for its referendum on whether to accept the latest bailout offered by the European Union; indignation with the punitive actions of the EU that were holding Greece and its people to ransom fuelled solidarity within the nation-state and support from across Europe, […]

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Beware the Politics of Scapegoating

By Emmanuelle Tulle In the aftermath of the referendum, commentators have been grappling with the need to explain the result and inevitably the demographic profile of voters, and more specifically that of Leave voters, has been scrutinised. One survey conducted and published by Lord Ashcroft Polls has been quoted by all the news media and […]

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