Xi Jinping: a New Mao for a New China

A lot has been made recently about the move by Xi Jinping to abolish the term limits for his presidency, effectively making him the most openly powerful Chinese leader since Mao. This change to the Chinese constitution, only the 5th…

Ethnic Nationalism on the Rise in India

Since the partition of India in 1947, India stood as a multicultural beacon in a culturally divisive region. While the Sinhalese fought the Tamils in Sri Lanka, and the then Burmese government fought a range of different ethnic groups, Nehru’s…

Trump’s Terrifying Twitter Taunts

Some people hate twitter. Some people use it nearly every day. American President Donald Trump, who is inarguably an avid twitter user, uses this platform more than any other national leader in history. He uses it to announce government policy,…

London Based EU Agencies to Relocate to Paris and Amsterdam

One of the many implications of Brexit is that, before the UK leaves the union, the headquarters of EU regulatory bodies that are currently based in Britain will have to relocate to a remaining country. Organisation like the European Banking…

IFLRY’s History: 70 Years of Resistance

2017 marks 70 years since the founding of the World Federation of Liberal and Radical Youth. As the ideological descendant of that organisation, IFLRY can look back on 70 years of work in fighting for liberal causes. Fighting for peace.…

IFLRY’s Seminar on Youth Entrepreneurship and Autonomy

After 3 packed days, IFLRY’s seminar on Youth Entrepreneurship and Autonomy is now finished, and I am the participant tasked with recounting the experience. We did so much, I can’t talk about everything or everyone involved. What I can do…