Tom Kirk

Tom is GP's Online Editor and researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Post Archive

30 June 2022
The global minimum corporate tax, coming into place in 2023, is a first step toward a global system of taxation, but it will benefit almost exclusively rich countries. I recommend…
29 June 2022
International Media Centre, G7 Schloß Elmau Summit So, another summit has concluded with the release of the G7 Leaders’ Communiqué and the resultant flurry of activity in the…
27 June 2022
International Media Centre, G7 Schloß Elmau Summit On paper, the prospect of a trip to a Group of 7 (G7) summit must appear as light relief from the daily grind of domestic…
26 June 2022
International Media Centre, G7 Schloß Elmau Summit The forty-eighth summit of the Group of 7 (G7) is taking place in the Alpine retreat of Schloß Elmau in Bavaria, Germany. This…
24 June 2022
On 11 February 1965, Malcolm X gave a speech to LSE only 10 days before his assassination. Linking the experiences of Black people in the United States fighting for civil rights…
23 June 2022
Elisabeth Winter recommends a values-based foreign policy approach for the G7 to restore its legitimacy through inclusivity. Only a few days until this year’s G7 summit will take…
22 June 2022
Duncan Green explores a recent paper challenging the championing of nudge theory.  There’s been an upsurge in recent decades in tackling problems by trying to change the…
21 June 2022
Zhanna L. Malekos Smith explores what new security warnings may mean for the potential of advances in quantum computing.  Ceding the initiative to an adversary is a…
15 June 2022
Why not all leaders get a popularity boost in threatening times - and certainly not Joe Biden. It has been more than hundred days since Russian President Vladimir Putin gave the…
14 June 2022
Macho, tough-talking, strongmen have shaped the 21st century’s politics. In fact, the century began with the archetype of contemporary strongman politics, Putin, being elected on…
13 June 2022
This is part of in a new collection of commentaries from the Emerging Global Governance (EGG) Project on the New Development Bank's evolution. Browse…
10 June 2022
Petra Minnerop writes on the unprecedented move of a German Court to visit a glacial lake in the Andes to investigate the extraterritorial effects of greenhouse gas emissions that…
09 June 2022
Occasionally, the International Space Station (ISS) must perform special dance maneuvers to avoid colliding with other objects. But the “dancing days” of the …