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Best Political Podcasts You Should Listen to Right Now!

Posted on: 1 April 2020 | Category: 2020 posts

Round up, round up it’s time for our list of the best political podcasts to get you started on a journey of political awakening. Let’s be honest you already are but its never a bad thing to be exposed to and understand a variety of different views and opinions. Our list below is a rough guide, there are so any podcasts out there, you just need to find the ones that suit you. So take the first step, or listen, and see what you could learn today.


Depression, status quo bias and the Brexit referendum

Posted on: 17 February 2020 | Category: 2020 posts

Dr Luca Bernardi (Lecturer in Politics at the University of Liverpool) and Professor Robert Johns (University of Essex) examine the impact of depression on the public's voting decisions, with a particular focus on the 2016 EU Referendum.


Our top revision tips for exam season

Posted on: 6 January 2020 | Category: 2020 posts

It’s that time of year again. But you’ve got this. Deep breath.


Looking back on the 2019 General Election results night

Posted on: 19 December 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

We look back on the story of the 2019 General Election results night as told by our staff and students.


Day 1214 of the Brexit process – where do we stand today?

Posted on: 21 October 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

Following what was billed as 'Super Saturday', Dr Andrew Roe-Crines summarises another dramatic day in Parliament and lays out the current situation in the Brexit process.


Five things to do during Welcome Week

Posted on: 13 September 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

Welcome Week kicks off on Monday, giving new students the opportunity to get to know their new flatmates, explore Liverpool and settle in before they start lectures. Take a look at our top five tips to help you get started with university life.


"A dramatic shift in constitutional assumptions, political conventions, and the traditional support bases of political parties"

Posted on: 5 September 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

Dr Andrew Crines, Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Liverpool, summarises a tumultuous few days in British politics and suggests how the situation may unfold in the coming weeks and months.


Department of Politics Graduation 2019 — Social media roundup

Posted on: 22 July 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

Last week we said goodbye to our Class of 2019 at the School of Histories, Languages and Cultures graduation ceremony as they begin the next step of their journey as University of Liverpool graduates. Check out our roundup of social media messages from the day.


What's it like to intern in public affairs?

Posted on: 11 July 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

Two men walking across road in suits

Politics graduate James Maxwell is back to share his experience as a Junior Researcher intern with the RPP Group.


Your guide to the 2019 local elections in the North West

Posted on: 18 March 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

With the 2019 local elections on the horizon, Professor Jon Tonge provides a breakdown of the current state of play before polling stations open on Thursday 2 May.


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    Best Political Podcasts You Should Listen to Right Now!

    Posted on: 1 April 2020 | Category: 2020 posts

    Round up, round up it’s time for our list of the best political podcasts to get you started on a journey of political awakening. Let’s be honest you already are but its never a bad thing to be exposed to and understand a variety of different views and opinions. Our list below is a rough guide, there are so any podcasts out there, you just need to find the ones that suit you. So take the first step, or listen, and see what you could learn today.


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