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edited by Dr Barry Turner

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FEATURED LEADER

The Statesman's Yearbook 2014
    He is a former leftist guerrilla, donates much of his state salary, lives on a small farm and drives a 1987 Volkswagen Beetle. Find out more about Uruguay's president José Mujica as part of our Featured Leader series…
Review

Essay

In his piece The Reeds at Runnymede Barry Turner explores the origins of Magna Carta…find out more



Spotlight

SNAPSHOT

In our new Snapshot, Danny Rye investigates the nature of the forces that make members and representatives both loyal and beneficial to a contemporary political party and asks whether power is more complex and nuanced than is frequently assumed…find out more

Read more Snapshot articles here


 

Focus INFOGRAPHIC

Facts and statistics on racial segregation in South Africa, and the life of Nelson Mandela 25 years after his release from prison.

Browse our archive of infographics here

  Essay DID YOU KNOW?

Despite stepping down as president of Italy because of old age, 89-year-old Giorgio Napolitano received two votes at the presidential elections held in January 2015.

 

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