00:1:45

Politics students returning to the classroom after the New Year break and discussing the resignation of the UK's Ambassador to the EU might want to watch this classic clip from...

Why Britain Joined the European Union
7th November 2016

Alternative Vote Explained

00:4:27

Next in the Electoral Systems series is that of the Alternative Vote. This is the electoral system that Britain held a referendum on in 2011.

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Alternative Vote Explained
31st October 2016

First Past The Post Explained

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It is getting to that time of year, when students of A Level Politics begin to look at Electoral Systems. So to help you along here is a nice video...

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First Past The Post Explained
00:3:26

Here is a new short video from the Financial Times explaining how the United States elects its president.

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How the US elects its president
27th October 2016

Primer on the US Supreme Court

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In this twenty-five minute video primer from Chatham House, broadcaster and author James Zirin provides an overview of the constitutional importance of the highest court.

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Primer on the US Supreme Court
00:9:35

Michael Crick's Channel 4 piece last night on how big data might be influencing the US election is well worth a watch - slightly scary in many ways!

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How Big Data Might Shape the US Election
15th September 2016

A fun look at political systems

00:3:57

I stumbled across this quirky YouTube video outlining the differences between different ideological / political systems using two cows - a fun little lesson starter.

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A fun look at political systems
14th September 2016

How feminism is changing

00:11:27

I've recently read Anne-Marie Slaughter's book Unfinished Business , and I was interested by her comments on how feminism means different things to different women and people from different backgrounds and...

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How feminism is changing
00:14:15

Here's a TED talk suitable for students taking the Ideologies option and the US Politics options at A2. Arthur Brooks suggests that 'working together' can reduce the "ghastly holy war...

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Can working together reduce polarisation of ideologies?
00:3:18

You may have seen or heard of the argument that broke out between Labour foreign affairs spokesperson Emily Thornberry and Sky News interviewer Dermot Murnaghan this weekend. A Youtube clip...

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Does it matter if politicians don't know the 'important' facts?
00:1:57

Back in 2008 during the primaries when Hillary Clinton went head to head with Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination, the Clinton campaign released the 3am attack ad all about a...

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It's 3am, the phone is ringing in Springfield
00:1:20

Day Four was the final day of the Democratic National Convention, and saw Hillary Clinton accept the Democratic Nomination for President. You can watch a one minute summary below and...

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Day Four at the Democratic National Convention
00:1:20

The Democratic National Convention formally kicked off yesterday with speeches from Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders. There were a few contentious moments along the way as Bernie supporters...

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Day One at the Democratic National Convention
01:16:41

Donald Trump has now delivered his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, declaring to be the Law and Order candidate. The speech itself is worth a watch but the...

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Republican Presidential Nominee: Donald J Trump
00:22:16

Our summaries continue from the Republican National Convention with Day Three. Days One and Two can be found on our blog too. Video is brought to you by The Young...

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Day Three at the Republican National Convention
00:37:21

Yesterday saw Prime Minister May take to the dispatch box in the House of Commons to complete her first instalment of Prime Minister's Questions. Theresa May proved her ability to...

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May's First Prime Minister's Questions
00:22:32

Catch up with the action from Day Two at the Republican Convention, brought to you by the Young Turks. Incase you missed Day One, it can be found here

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Day Two at the Republican National Convention

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