Tags: Elections

A Tale of Two Futures: Biden and Trump’s Competing Visions for America

As November draws nearer, the Stork brings you an overview of the US presidential elections and a recap regarding the main presidential candidates's track records.

Combatting Instability: The Diplomatic Arsenal Over Arms

In light of the upcoming American presidential election and the potential reinstatement of former President Trump, it becomes increasingly important to look at the significance of an often overlooked component of U.S. federal spending, the International Affairs Budget.

How Will the Super Tuesday Primary Elections Affect the US Presidential Race?

The Stork reflects on Super Tuesday results during the presidential primaries in the US and what they mean for the candidates.

Waiting for The Wind of Change: Democracy in the Digital Age 

If you belong to Generation Z or a younger demographic, chances are you have been profoundly impacted by the forces of globalization and digitalization. This means your life has likely been characterized by mobility, multiculturalism, and you have gained a broadened perspective about the world.

Center-Right Victory at the Finnish Elections

A new phase of Finland's political sphere is unfolding following the presidential elections in January 2024. With Alexander Stubb set to take up office in March 2024, the world will undoubtedly see a more involved Finland as it strengthens its alliance with NATO.

Mike Johnson’s Troubles Resurface in Republican Legislative Failures

The Stork reviews the many problems the new US Speaker of the House, Mike Johnson, has faced since his controversial election to the position and analyzes his struggle to maintain Republican unity.

What is Gerrymandering?

Gerrymandering can serve as a tool of both well and evil meaning politicians, but how does that work?

Daniel Noboa Struggles with Gang Violence and Prison Reform

Ecuador's newly elected president, Daniel Noboa, has been welcomed in to office by a new bout of gang violence. He has met this threat with a challenge, proclaiming a war on the gangs responsible.

Bangladesh Elections Boycotted Amid Human Rights Concerns

For decades, there has been a persistently deteriorating situation of human rights in Bangladesh. Now, however, the gravity of the circumstances has come under...

Henry Kissinger, Diplomatic Behemoth with a Controversial Legacy, Dies at 100

Henry Kissinger was a prominent figure in U.S. politics. His career spanned the terms of 12 U.S. presidents, in which time Kissinger operated as consultant, National Security Advisor, Secretary of State, and, briefly, as the head of the National Commission of Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. Following Kissinger's death on 29 November 2023, the Stork breaks down his significant influence over U.S. foreign affairs.


Celebrating Women in the Legal Sphere

This article is written in conjunction with the IE Law Society. By Vanessa Chioaru On March 19th 2024, the Law Society had the honor of hosting...

Justice Without Boundaries: The ICJ and Its Impact on International Law

This piece has been selected as the winner of an article contest hosted by the Law Society and The Stork with the prompt: “analyze...

The Case for Politics as a Vocation, Not a Science

Max Weber understood a nation as a status-economic organization united by a common historical memory and the fight for the prestige of power and culture against other nations. Ernest Renan viewed the nation as a form of morality, the possession of a common rich legacy, the consent to live together, and the will to continue to value the heritage which all hold in common.