This week was refugee week. For data on all aspects of refugees see the specialist UNHCR website The Mental Health and well-being portal which was launched by UEL last year to support regugees. It has resources on relaxation as well as references, presentations and a directory of resources and organisations.
Following on from the Labour party resurgence The London office of the think tank Policy Network has recently launched State of the Left to offer free access to news and reports on centre-left parties and elections worldwide. It has a poll tracker charting progressive politics in nations worldwide and it is possible to sign up […]
Find out which is the world’s most peaceful country using the latest annual index from Visions of Humanity. It also summaries worldwide and regional trends. Topics covered include terrorism, war, violent crime.
The second annual Burson-Marsteller’s Twiplomacy survey examines how the main social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Periscope and Snapchat.are used by world leaders, diplomats and international organisations. It includes country files with lists of key social media actors, and rankings of the most influential world leaders. Entries for organisations have interesting text on the […]
BFI Player’s fascinating collection of election films from the early 20th century to the 1970s They range from the funny Clangers voting cartoon from 1974 (ask your candidate in 2017 – are you offering free soup for all!) to a 1912 film of George Lansbury in the ‘suffragette election’ and in Bolton a suffragette addresses […]
The Israel State Archives has released a number of key documents on the Six Day War also known as the 1967 Arab–Israeli War, or Third Arab–Israeli War, which was fought between June 5 and 10, 1967 by Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt (known at the time as the United Arab Republic), Jordan, and […]
The long awaited site combines a number of existing sources from UNBIS net in a more user friendly and mobile friendly format. It runs on innovative open-source technology developed by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and is a result of the successful collaboration between the Dag Hammarskjöld Library at UN Headquarters and the […]
Recently launched by James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, this open access resource provides information on every test launch since 1984 allowing long-term monitoring of trends. Criteria included are record flight tests of all missiles launched by North Korea capable of delivering a payload of at least 500 kilograms (1102.31 pounds) a distance of at […]
Download the latest fascinating research from Kings College London. It is the first complete survey of over 351,000 articles from news outlets published over a 20-week period. Find out if it really was an acrimonious and divisive campaign!
The Socialist and Communist Pamphlets digital collection New in 2017 from the University of Houston, the collection includes 40 socialist, communist, and anarchist pamphlets from a larger collection of radical political pamphlets held by them. Covers 1872-1920s and includes the Russian revolution. See this great example celebrating the first year of the Russian revolution which has […]