David Held is master of University College, Durham University, professor of politics and international relations there. He is also a Director of Polity Press and General Editor of Global Policy journal.
Global politics at a crossroads
The retreat to nationalism and militant identity politics is counter to the process of accommodation that has...
Beyond gridlock in world politics
Deepening interdependence, due in part to the success of the postwar order, has contributed to an anti-global...
Trump handbook for aspiring autocrats
At issue is due process, the rule of law and the division of powers that defines American democracy.
Broken politics: from 9/11 to the present
The years since 9/11 have cast a dark shadow over global politics in many respects. But we have the option of...
Gold plated populism: Trump and the end of the liberal order
Four years after Romney lost to Obama, Trump, travelling in a private plane with a gold-plated bathroom, has been...
Globalization and global political theory
How much we can do for ‘distant strangers’ is of course a matter of great controversy: most would accept that our...