Tag : Trump

Watch, Read, Listen: The US Midterms

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Later today, Tuesday 6th November, the results of the 2018 Midterm elections will be called. Whilst the Midterms aren’t necessarily seen to be such a big deal as presidential elections in the US, this year there seems to be a little more interest sparked after what has possibly been one … Read More

Trump’s Withdrawal Of Mass Destruction

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This week President Trump announced his plans to pull out of the momentous Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. First of all, what does that mean and why is it even significant? Essentially, the INF was a pact made between the USSR and the USA in 1987 signed by the respective … Read More

The US Midterms: What Is The State Of Play With One Week To Go Until Election Day?

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

The U.S. midterm elections are a vital, but often overlooked, part of the U.S. democratic process Every two years, one-third of the Senate – the upper chamber of the law-making branch of the government, and the entire House of Representatives – the lower chamber – are re-elected. Together, these two … Read More

The Trump of the Tropics?

1 month ago / 0 comments

The rise of populism has begun to strain liberal democracy across Western Europe and the United States. Brazil, South America’s largest democratic country, appears, also, to be falling for a populist’s allure. Jair Bolsonaro, a man described as “Trump on steroids”, looks poised to become its next president. Yet, what … Read More

The Anonymous New York Times Op-Ed: Trump’s True Administration or Another Spun-Narrative?

2 months ago / 0 comments

Last week, a highly critical Opinion Editorial was published in The New York Times. Written anonymously by a senior White House official, it heavily condemned Donald Trump and his leadership style. This is the first time an article critical of the President has been written by someone still working within … Read More

The Cohen Conundrum: Criminal Conspiracy or Partisan Politics?

3 months ago / 0 comments

The President of the United States has been named as a co-conspirator to federal crimes. Not by tabloids or besmirched rivals, but in a court of law, as a plea accepted by prosecutors and delivered by previous personal lawyer Michael Cohen. It’s the kind of revelation that many have hoped … Read More

New Year, Same Trump: Will 2018 see the US President’s Problems with the EU Reach a Nasty Conclusion?

10 months ago / 0 comments

Brexit is not the only issue on the plate of officials in Brussels at the moment, as Donald Trump called out the EU over unfair treatment of US exporters just last week. In a characteristically vague style, the US president told ITV in a recent broadcast that the problems he … Read More

Facebook: an Addiction to be Regulated?

10 months ago / 0 comments

The average UK smoker spends 25 minutes smoking cigarettes a day, and depends on cigarettes to occupy their mind or lift their mood. More worryingly, most UK smokers smoke their first cigarette just 30 minutes after waking up. We are hounded to avoid cigarettes and frequently bombarded with graphic cancerous … Read More

Trump’s Tweets Are A Call For Resistance

10 months ago / 0 comments

Britain First is a far-right fringe group who pose a direct threat to the UK and the people who live here. Last week, Donald Trump, the President of the United States, chose to tacitly endorse their views on social media. The government has stated that an official state visit will ... Read More

US Government Shutdown: The End Or Just The Beginning?

10 months ago / 0 comments

Senate Democrats in the capitol hill agreed to reopen the government on Monday after it was in a state of shutdown for three days, by voting for a temporary funding bill along with the Republicans. The Democratic leadership agreed to back the bill after accepting promises from Senate majority leader … Read More