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Grace Avila Casanova

Political Scientist, Msc candidate at King’s College London Department of International Development.

World Politics 2018 Guide: Are you prepared?

2017 has proven it’s the surprising events that really shape our era: Brexit, Trump’s election, the rise of ISIS and North Korea’s recurring nuclear tests. So although trying to envision world politics a year from now is a tough and…

0 Comments / 15/01/2018

Brexit Deal: what you need to know about the next 2 years

The UK is scheduled to depart the EU at 11pm UK time on Friday March 29, 2019. Both parties have now agreed on the three key separation issues: how much the UK owes the EU, what happens to the Northern…

0 Comments / 28/12/2017

Sex Education in the UK: A ticking time bomb

The number of sexual offences by under 18s against other under 18s in England and Wales rose by 71 per cent between 2013 and 2017. Such indicators highlight, among other things, the importance of appropriate, inclusive and up-to-date guidance on…

0 Comments / 27/12/2017

The Millennial Railcard: A farce that won’t save young people much money

The last general election made it clear for the Conservatives that they needed younger votes after the vast majority of under-30s backed Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn.   So, in an effort to win over these younger voters Chancellor Hammond announced that…

0 Comments / 18/12/2017

Budget 2017 – Education: ‘Schools will be worse off’ says Angela Rayner

Over the last decade the intergenerational gap has widened drastically as younger generations juggle paying off student loans, one of the most expensive public transportation systems in the world, unaffordable housing and low incomes.   Budget 2017 was heavily flagged…

0 Comments / 15/12/2017