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Anjem Choudary, ISIS and UK counterterrorism

Lee Jarvis explores what Anjem Choudary's conviction for inviting support for Islamic State tells us about UK counterterrorism today We learned on Tuesday (16 August) that Anjem Choudary – frequently described as a ‘radical cleric’ or ‘hate preacher’ – has been convicted under Section 12 of the Terrorism Act 2000…

Parliamentary representation in three graphs

Legislative Studies Quarterly has just published an article written by Dr Chris Hanretty together with Ben Lauderdale (LSE) and Nick Vivyan. In this post, Chris summarizes the article's claims about how MPs represent their constituent's views. Imagine a world very much like our own, where MPs are elected to the…

Who won the referendum?

Alan Finlayson argues that Brexit should be seen as a series of different responses to globalisation. As always, once the people have spoken, the people has to work out what they were saying, to whom, how and why. Consequently, there are hundreds of interpretations out there including a confusing array…
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