Tom Kirk

Tom is GP's Online Editor and researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Post Archive

23 August 2019
Over 100 organisations and academics sign a letter demanding a fair selection process for the next IMF managing director. To governors and executive directors of the IMF, The ‘…
23 August 2019
As the European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager has changed the political discussion on tax loopholes and tax havens, the time has come for the EU to get serious…
21 August 2019
Ian Lambert explores different options for re-using the plastic clogging the world's oceans. Beachcombing has long been a part of life for island communities. On the southwestern…
20 August 2019
The economic consequences of the UK leaving the European Union without a deal have received significant attention, but a no-deal Brexit would also have important security…
19 August 2019
In times of conflict with the US, China and Russia significantly step up ties in the defence sphere. Is a Sino-Russian alliance threatening the liberal world order? In September,…
15 August 2019
On average, humans slaughter over 70 billion animals for food every year. That’s 130,000 animals every minute. This scale is only possible because we’ve transformed animal…
14 August 2019
In its new special report on climate change and land, the IPCC calls for more effective and sustainable land management, and more sustainable food consumption. But who is the onus…
09 August 2019
Journalists, politicians and regular citizens have spent much time in recent years discussing the ‘Chinese dream’. It’s our vision of China’s journey into the future. I believe…
08 August 2019
This blog is part of a series on FP2P exploring the lessons from a recent MA course at the LSE taugtht by Duncan Green and Global Policy's Tom Kirk. Final instalment from my…
07 August 2019
A new conception of privacy as an ambient, public good is necessary if we are to save our rights as individuals. The need to regulate online privacy is a truth so universally…
06 August 2019
Christine Corlet Walker asks if the solutions we promote to climate change are limited by what powerful organisations deem politically feasible? You may have missed it, but a…
05 August 2019
The Politics of Terror by Erica Chenoweth and Pauline Moore. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press 2018. 512 pp., £47.99 paperback 978-0-19-979566-6 Under the backdrop of…
02 August 2019
Greg Falconer, Director of Innovation Policy at Nesta, offers Britain's new Prime Minister some advice on how to keep his promises to make the country a world leader in…