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05.02.19 | Andrew Arsan
The Politics of Déjà Vu

Lebanon’s new Government and the regional outlook

This National Sickie Day around 35,000 people are expected to be absent from work. Occupational physician Adrian Massey’s urgent call to reform Britain’s sickness culture offers social—not medical—solutions.

10.12.18 | Hurst Staff
Hurst’s Books of the Year 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, we look back on some of best books of the year. Here are our 2018 titles that have been voted Book of the Year in publications such as the Financial Times, the Spectator and The Economist.

29.10.18 | Danell Jones
Brit(ish) in Imperial London

To be black and British has long been fraught with difficulty. This Black History Month, Danell Jones considers the story of A.B.C. Merriman-Labor.

24.10.18 | Hurst Staff Thomas Abraham
World Polio Day: The Eradication of Polio

On World Polio Day, we look back at Thomas Abraham’s Twitter Q&A on ‘Polio: An Odyssey of Eradication’.

19.10.18 | Raffaello Pantucci
Al Muhajiroun’s Long Shadow

As Anjem Choudary is released from prison in the United Kingdom, Raffaello Pantucci considers the influence of al-Muhajiroun.

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14.09.18 | Kajsa Norman
A Very Swedish Election

Last week’s election saw big gains for the nationalist Sweden Democrats while the Social Democrats suffered their worst results in over a century. But is it really all because of rising xenophobia?

After Donald Trump’s statement that immigration is “a very negative thing”, Brian Catlos takes a look at how the demagogues of the political right harken back to a supposedly pure, white European culture, and how these arguments are based on a false, romanticized view of the past.

03.09.18 | Stig Jarle Hansen
‘What to do, and what not to do’

During her recent visit to the Horn of Africa, Theresa May showcased the British commitment to fighting Harakat Al Shabaa.

13.07.18 | Martin Plaut
Eritrea and Ethiopia have made peace

How it happened and what next