Tom Kirk

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

Post Archive

07 May 2021
The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics edited by Alpaslan Ozerdem and Matthew Whiting. Abingdon and New York: Routledge 2019. 528 pp., £152 hardcover 9781138500556, £31.99…
06 May 2021
This is part of a forthcoming Global Policy e-book on modern slavery. Contributions from leading experts highlighting practical and theoretical issues surrounding the…
05 May 2021
Lalit Chennamaneni examines the decline of Indian democracy and the Global North’s contention with it. A comment on Amrita Narlikar’s ‘Why should Germany work more with India?’.…
29 April 2021
This is part of a forthcoming Global Policy e-book on modern slavery. Contributions from leading experts highlighting practical and theoretical issues surrounding the…
28 April 2021
Barnaby Dye and David Hulme ask whether Britain can learn from the mistakes and reforms of other emerging and developed economies in creating its new infrastructure bank. In the…
27 April 2021
Martin Miszerak and Bruce VonCannon argue that Hong Kong's youth are the key to its democratic future. One bizarre spill-over from the recent Hong Kong protests was the adoption…
20 April 2021
This is part of a forthcoming Global Policy e-book on modern slavery. Contributions from leading experts highlighting practical and theoretical issues surrounding the…
19 April 2021
Cameron Boyle argues that faith based organisations have important roles to play in migrant services.  For vulnerable migrants and refugees, arrival in the host society ought…
16 April 2021
Despite failures, the EU’s COVID-19 vaccine strategy constitutes a strong display of European solidarity. In recent months, the EU has been criticized over its handling of the…
15 April 2021
Three G20 initiatives to put climate change front and center in the world’s economic architecture. On April 22, the world’s attention will turn to President Biden’s…
14 April 2021
GP's Online Editor, Tom Kirk, on the landscape for aid and and development grads. For the last few years, I’ve co-delivered an MA module on influencing, activism and…
13 April 2021
Markus H.-P. Müller look to the past for a guide for how to deal with our turbulent present.  Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have underlined the fact that economies…
12 April 2021
Sydney Kamen calls on Biden to challenge vaccine nationalism and reposition the USA as a leading humanitarian nation. With a single bold move – donating tens of millions of…
08 April 2021
Against the trend of vaccine nationalism, India is emerging as one of the major global suppliers of COVID-19 vaccines, writes Dr Biswajit Dhar, professor at the Centre for…