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Expert comment: Former US Defence Secretary's Trump intervention 'almost unprecedented'

As former US Defence Secretary James Mattis criticises the Trump administration in an article for The Atlantic, Dr Georg Löfflmann of the Department of Politics and International Studies discusses how unprecedented his comments are.

Thu 04 Jun 2020, 14:25 | Tags: Politics, United States, Politics and International Studies

Expert comment: President Trump increasingly frustrating his medical and scientific advisers

Dr Trevor McCrisken comments on Donald Trump taking medication against public health advice and his ultimatum to the WHO.


Expert comment - collapse of BrightHouse

"The most important question now is what happens to these credit consumers?" Dr John Morris of the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on what the collapse of BrightHouse may mean for people unable to access conventional credit but who need to make "big-ticket" purchases.


Why are people feeling driven to panic buy? Expert comment

"It is … important to realize that fear and anxiety are linked to our cognitive biases and that others might want to manipulate these emotional triggers in us." Dr Georg Löfflmann of the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on the factors influencing people to strip the supermarket shelves of essential goods.


Super Tuesday: who will be the next leader of the Democratic party?

Super Tuesday is the most important day in the US race to the White House so far, as 14 states vote on who should be the US Democratic presidential candidate.

Dr Trevor McCrisken from the department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick comments on who could take the title - Biden, Sanders or Bloomberg.

Tue 03 Mar 2020, 09:58 | Tags: Politics, USA, America, election, Politics and International Studies, us

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