A new online exhibition from the Working Class Movement Library It includes images from 1969 posters made in Belfast and by London Poster Workshop. Background context is provided by a recording of an event which took place on 26 May 2020: find it at www.youtube.com/watch?v=veZmyNW7Nz8.
US Crisis Monitor The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) and The Bridging Divides Initiative (BDI) at Princeton University have launched a joint project that provides the public with real-time data and analysis on political violence and demonstrations in the United States. It includes data on violence associated with Black Lives Matter demonstrations.
Politics, Popular Culture and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution A digital archive of text multimedia and images curated by staff at the University of Warwick. It focuses upon popular culture, music, graffiti, cartoons and art and its link with the revolution and democracy. The site also contains timelines, essays and teachers guides.
PandemicPolitics A group of UK academic staff and researchers are blogging and writing on political behaviour, crisis management theory, international relations and political psychology to consider public attitudes to policy such as social distancing
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The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer measures levels of trust in business, NGOs and the media. It records declining levels of trust in the media and government who are perceived as both incompetent and unethical. The online survey was conducted in 28 markets.34,000+ respondents total. All fieldwork was conducted between October 19 and November 18, 2019. […]
ParlRulesData.org is a machine‐readable dataset of House of Commons Standing Orders between 1811 and 2015. The data currently covers the UK House of Commons (1811-2015) and the Irish Dáil (1926-2016). They chart procedural changes and are described in this article which gives insight into their creation and how they can be used by researchers.
For those seeking full-text US government documents Govinfo has now added more than 1500 Congressional Hearings since 2008. There are also selected committees from 1957 onwards. They include oversight of legislation and investigations. This tutorial explains the role of the legislative process.
The official website in China has an English language section which discusses the anniversary Official news coverage News coverage BBC Guardian newspaper CNN graphics Wall Street Journal Analysis World Bank data and reports on Chinese economic growth Brookings Institution RUSI China Council on Foreign Relations Carnegie Endowment Chatham House Human rights analysis Amnesty International Human Rights […]
Recently added to the Library of Congress website: the papers of President James Garfield. The Garfield collection includes approximately 80,000 items, mostly dating from 1850 to 1881. Garfield’s papers include correspondence, diaries, speeches, records of his Civil War military service details of a disputed election in 1876. The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the National Archives’ Office of […]
Now freely available via the UK parliament website: Erskine May’s treatise on the law, privileges, proceedings and usage of Parliament (25th edition, 2019). This blog post from the Hansard Society describes why it was important to make it open access to make parliamentary procedures more transparent to the public.