How Trump Enacted the Immigration Crisis During the 2016 Presidential Campaign

Note: This Essay was written as part of my MSc in Comparative Politics (2017–18) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), for the ‘Populism’ Module.


This essay attempts examine the role of crisis performance in relation to populism by using Moffit’s model in the context of contemporary…

A entrada de novas entidades no Palácio de S. Bento foi durante a maior parte da nossa jovem democracia um fenómeno inexistente. Este ano, pela segunda vez consecutiva, encerramos o ciclo legislativo com novos partidos no parlamento.

Com a aparente morte do conceito de maioria absoluta e o aumento de…

Note: This Dissertation was written and submitted as a final project for my BA in Journalism and Media (2014–17) at Birkbeck, University of London.


Considering the ubiquity of human rights abuses, there is a pressing need to portray victims as human beings. This is important at both moral and practical…

Viriato Villas-Boas

Observing & Commenting.● MSc Comparative Politics ■ London School of Economics and Political Science《》 B.A. Journalism & Media ■ Birkbeck, University of London

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