Blatters Long Goodbye dredges up the sheer scale of corruption that is killing football - Dr David Webber
“Fifa’s Ethics Committee yesterday (7 October) requested that Sepp Blatter and his would-be successor Michel Platini be suspended. In what could be a significant turning point in the reform of football's governing body, this intervention nevertheless reveals the sheer scale of corruption in world football,” says Dr David Webber, a lecturer in the cultural political economy of sport at the University of Warwick.
"Theresa May, the Home Secretary, says that “cohesion” is “impossible” with high levels of migration. This is factually wrong. This kind of statement is itself a threat to a peaceful society in which everyone can live safely and well," writes Dr Hannah Jones from the University of Warwick.
Dr Dennis Novy, an economist from the University of Warwick and a former House of Lords adviser on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, offers reaction to the new Trans-Pacific Partnership that was agreed on Monday.
Deborah Lynn Steinberg, Professor of Gender, Culture and Media, views the recent US mass shooting from an American ex-pat point of view.
Dr Tim Lockley provides a historical perspective on the latest US mass shooting discussing how the right to bear arms from the 1790s has been twisted into defending modern day gun ownership.