Within translation studies and translation theory there sits a divide. The divide is between two schools of theorists about what translation theory should focus on. Or, more specifically, whether the approach to translation should be scientifically based or literary based. This question, often described as a matter of German scholarship versus Western, anglophone scholarship, has […]Read more "The dichotomy between the left and right brain and its impact on society."
In Graham Allison’s 2017 book, Destined For War, the international relations professor offers his view on how to ensure that Sino-American competition on the world stage doesn’t end in war. Allison’s book is about Thucydides’ Trap: ‘When a rising power threatens to displace a ruling power’ the path to war is set. It comes from the famous […]Read more "China, the US and the West’s modern ‘Manifest Destiny’."
So… it’s been a while. Lots has happened. President Trump, eh? Not what I would have chosen, but I respect you America, you’ve got balls. Electing someone with as much experience as I as president, and I haven’t finished secondary education yet! I do him a disservice and so do many in the wider media, […]Read more "On Trump, and What Happens Next"
Now that Hilary Clinton has secured the Democratic nominee and that the election battle is all but assured to be Clinton vs Trump, we must ask ourselves: “What happens next for all the Bernie Sander’s supporters?”. We ask this because, unlike the majority of ‘norm’ primary voters, Bernie’s voters are young. In fact the oldest […]Read more "Don’t stop now “Bernie Bros”!"
The American election is one of the, if not the, biggest news stories of the year mainly because of the strange complexion of this year’s election. This election should have been over on the 12th of April 2015: when Hillary Clinton announced her presidential campaign. There was little to no doubt that Hillary was going […]Read more "Is America’s “old politics” dead?"