Landscapes of Power – Moscow

By Alexander Leo Phillips On Tuesday 28th September Yuri Luzhkov was sacked after 18 years as Moscow’s mayor.  Given the … More

Political Coverage

By Alexander Leo Phillips As I write this I’m watching David  Cameron deliver his first Conference speech as Prime Minister.  … More

The Rise of Hate and the Battle for Understanding

By Alexander Leo Phillips Those of us who follow the news will be no strangers to the controversy surrounding the … More

A Special Relationship?

By Alexander Leo Phillips Originally coined by Winston Churchill in 1946, the ‘Special Relationship’ between the United Kingdom of Great … More

Islamic Finance

By Alexander Leo Phillips Public confidence in the banking sector has been significantly shaken over recent years.  Given the turmoil … More

Live Aid 25

By Alexander Leo Phillips Tuesday 13th July marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Live Aid.  The “global jukebox”, devised by Bob … More