Famke Ashmore

Famke Penelope Ashmore is a first-year English student at the University of Cambridge.

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Peacetime Japan and Article 9

Photo: Nathan Boadle via Unsplash Last month saw the resignation of Japan’s longest serving Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe. Among his regrets included his inability to…

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The rise (and fall) of 'issue-focused' politics in the UK

Illustration: Megan Jones It’s no secret that  UK governments have operated under a two-party system for years. Labour and the Conservatives seem locked…

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COVID halts rallies: will it stop Trump?

Illustration Credit: Cveta Gotovats President Trump is widely renowned for his popular but controversial campaign events and rallies. Having formed the crux of his campaign in…

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