Attitudes towards Kwame Nkrumah have shifted from veneration to confrontation and destruction and, finally, to more subtle forms of remembrance.
While President Joe Biden has low approval ratings, few other American presidents − with the exception of FDR and Warren Harding − have experienced such a run of good media luck.
In some cases, it can be difficult for academics to know which journals are not credible – but other times, people feel pressure to publish in these publications.
When politicians talk more about their personal lives and less about politics, it makes people from the opposing side of the political line see them as people and like them more.
Further research is needed in order to quantify the costs of extreme heat so we can reduce its damaging effects now and in the future.
The idea of gently tweaking our behaviour still makes political sense.
Ali Bongo’s illness, the contagion effect of other recent successful coups and palace power tussles are factors responsible for Gabon’s recent coup.
The same boldness that enabled hip-hop to endure can benefit teachers in the classroom, a hip-hop scholar writes.
Cecilia Rabess’s controversial debut novel explores race, politics and love in the time of Trump.
Media outlets increasingly construct narratives about collective reality based on what’s happening on social media.
Past prime ministers could afford to talk big on climate change – but now the impact of the environmental crisis is manifestly real, Sunak can’t afford to appease those who oppose green policies.
During the pandemic, it was common for politicians to explain their COVID-19 policies by saying they were ‘just following the science.’ Such claims can be misleading about both science and government.
The borderless nature of cyberspace presents particular challenges for African states used to controlling activities in their territory.
Channel 4’s stealthy documentary on engineering human meat from the poor parallels Swift’s suggestion that people should eat the children of Ireland’s most destitute.
Tactics used to censor the teaching of American history in Florida schools bear much in common with those seen in the illiberal democracies of Israel, Turkey, Russia and Poland.
The Kenyan state has historically viewed forests in terms of production and economic development – not biodiversity and conservation.
If the conservatives win the election and Vox holds the balance of power, the far right will take part in a governmental coalition for the first time since the consolidation of Spanish democracy.
Kenya’s inability to move past ethnic ideology has made it difficult to develop alternative bases for political organisation.
Rhun ap Iorwerth replaced Adam Price as Plaid Cymru leader.
Sierra Leone needs to rebuild public trust in its election by maintaining a completely transparent process.