International Relations and European Politics

International Relations and European Politics

I am currently studying for my masters degree in international relations and European politics. Any essays are research that I am happy with or have received a high 2:1 or first I will post :)

Is Republicanism Growing in the U.K?

14 Nov 2022 7 minute read 0 comments RosieJSargent

Introduction: The Birth of an Identity Crisis Over the past six years, the United Kingdom has undergone a lot of changes. Britain's exit from the European Union, the economic and social impact of COVID-19, and the added pressure on the National Healt...

Welcome to Broken Britain

17 Oct 2022 7 minute read 0 comments RosieJSargent

Welcome to Broken Britain, a shattered nation that is indeed far from a United Kingdom. In a space of a week, we have had a new Head of State King Charles, and a new Prime Minister Liz Truss; all without a single say from the people. Not one vote. No...

Democracy is Dead

20 Sep 2022 6 minute read 6 comments RosieJSargent

Democracy in Britain has been dying for some time, however over the past few days as some of us are forced into mourning, it is clear that democracy is officially dead. It all started with a 22-year-old woman in Edinburgh who has been arrested for ho...

Why It's Time to Delete TikTok

24 Aug 2022 8 minute read 2 comments RosieJSargent

Okay, everyone, I hate to ruin your day but it is time to delete TikTok and downgrade our time spent on social media altogether. I miss the days TikTok was just a Ke$ha song, or better still, the days before I was born with that weird robot general t...

The People's Manifesto: A Unified Defiance

14 Aug 2022 14 minute read 0 comments RosieJSargent

I am writing this manifesto in the hope someone with a bit of power and influence may read this, and just by chance maybe, save humanity. I am deeply concerned for the future. When I look upon our dystopian present, I cannot help but see the treacher...

Well - this is terrifying

9 Aug 2022 4 minute read 2 comments RosieJSargent

As I embark on my most ambitious writing venture yet, I have discovered things that I wish my readers to pay attention to. I am currently gathering research for my Master of Arts Dissertation in International Relations and European Politics, at one o...

10 Books You Need to Read Right Now

19 Apr 2022 8 minute read 4 comments RosieJSargent

10. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis (1934).   Originally written in the early half of the twentieth century. Sinclair Lewis’ It Can’t Happen Here returned to the spotlight in 2016, with the novel selling twice as many as it did when it...

Universal Basic Income (UBI)

14 Mar 2022 17 minute read 4 comments RosieJSargent

Introduction: Welfare, and Universal Basic Income The purpose of a state’s welfare system is to prevent poverty, hunger and homelessness, yet the impact of globalism has placed numerous amounts of pressure on welfare states, creating the assumption t...

Celebrating Ten Years of Pussy Riot

14 Mar 2022 5 minute read 0 comments RosieJSargent

Celebrating Ten Years of Pussy Riot: A Brief Biography Breakdown – The Story so Far “Russian officials should not stay unpunished; they cannot have this kind of absolute power over us." - Maria Alyokhina, 2014. This August marked the tenth anniversar...