The fallout over the Scottish government’s gender recognition legislation has not happened in isolation.
An expert in the circus in literature and culture explains the root of its resonance as a political metaphor – and why circus performers object to it.
The recurrent bickering and fragmentation within the Nkrumahist parties raises doubt as to whether they can rise to the call by Ghanaian electorate.
New research shows fewer women are joining the Liberals and Labor youth wings – and fewer want to stand as future candidates, as well.
What happens if GOP holdouts continue to hold out on the speaker position? And what if they don’t?
It’s not just a problem of leadership – ageing politicians tend to dominate around the world.
Why age and gender are such prominent mechanisms of exclusion in parliaments and governments.
The House Committee’s criminal referrals show that the proceedings are not just about a historical record – they argue that Trump should be held accountable for four criminal charges.
Turkey has never resembled an autocracy as much as it does today. A new history examines its slide into illiberalism.
Large scale infrastructure projects like ports represent more than just financial investments.
About 27% of 18- to 29-year-olds voted in the midterms, marking the second-highest voter turnout in midterms in 30 years.
Starry-eyed claims such as “the World Cup brings down cultural barriers” simply do not stand up to scrutiny.
Celebrity politicians have instant name recognition. But unless they trump competitors in fundraising, and hit other check boxes, they aren’t any more likely to win than traditional politicians.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced she will step aside from senior leadership. It could lead to generational change in the Democratic Party.
Digital activism can be fruitful if it is followed up by practical and strategic offline actions.
It’s a phrase often bandied around – but what does it mean? And how relevant is the notion of ‘the end of history’ today?
The gravity of the current situation is obscuring a less visible crisis – a failure of political imagination
Who will win the US midterms, the polls, or the gambling markets?
Israel’s longest serving and most politically resilient prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, returns to government with a new coalition, partnering with extreme-right parties. It could be his undoing.
Thirty-five Senate seats are up for grabs in the midterm elections. What tasks and responsibilities await the winners?