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Thomas Barton

Thomas Barton is the Founder and CEO of Polis Analysis, a startup provider of fact-based analysis on international politics. Thomas has a background in government affairs for leading FTSE 100 companies and has previously held roles in the U.K. Parliament and at a major U.K. political party. He has a BA in History from University College London and an MSc in Political Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Thomas is committed to supporting young people navigate global politics through delivering factual, non-partisan and accessible analysis.

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Getting Government to Take Online Misinformation Seriously

Getting Government to Take Online Misinformation Seriously

Online misinformation poses a severe threat to our societies. Online misinformation is too regularly seen as a generational issue with older, less tech-savvy individuals more likely to fall victim to fake news. However, young people

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How To Be a Successful Candidate When Applying to the UK Civil Service 

How To Be a Successful Candidate When Applying to the UK Civil Service 

Working in government provides the opportunity many look for: the chance to have a fulfilling career by making a positive social impact. Finding solutions to the public policy challenges the country faces is a rewarding

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Why Graduates in Britain Should Consider a Government Career

Why Graduates in Britain Should Consider a Government Career

Government is often perceived to be a dirty word. Just look at the latest figures by the polling agency YouGov, which found that as of 17 January of this year, 59% of the British public

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