Tag : Trump

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump is no Jeremy Corbyn

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Since Donald Trump won the Presidential election there has been a lot of, I believe, lazy comparisons between him and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. Whilst, as I will argue, they are similar in the sense of both being unfit for office, there is a significant difference between them, namely one … Read More

“TPP is a terrible deal”- Donald Trump 5th of October 2015.

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(Photo from: Motley Magazine) Trump made a promise to withdraw from the TPP and on Monday the 23rd he took the first steps to keep his promise. What is the TTP and how may it affect our world ? TPP stands for Trans-Pacific Partnership. It is a multilateral agreement negotiated … Read More

NHS privatisation? Don’t remember that being on the bus!

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Theresa May’s plan for leaving the single market has left us at the mercy of other countries, who will seek to exploit our markets and public services for their own gain, and yet we are powerless to prevent this because we need them more than they need us. The UK … Read More

Universities across the world will be impacted by Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’

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President Trump has recently enacted a ban stopping people from entering the USA if they hold an Iranian, Iraqi, Libyan, Somalian, Sudanese, Syrian or Yemeni passport. This also applies to dual-nationality travellers or those with valid visas. Despite global opposition, Trump has not wavered in his support for the 90-day … Read More

Trump: the accidental fascist?

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Copies of 1984 have sold out on Amazon in recent weeks, and you do not need to be Sherlock to figure out why that might be. For the American far-right, and the Trump administration which represents it, the world is the way they say it is. That is true even, … Read More

Diversity is crucial within the workplace

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(Photo from Themocracy.com) Speak to any finance student about investments and two things are likely to be said: If they’re honest, they’ll have no clue what you should invest in. They’ll tell you that putting all your money in one company is a recipe for disaster. You have to diversify … Read More

Why Fairey’s headscarf shows solidarity and not oppression

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At first glance the image of a women wearing a headscarf made of the American flag is a serious act of support for American Muslims. However does this misrepresent Muslim women and are we excusing the oppression of women around the world by accepting the headscarf and what it can … Read More

Thousands march through Leeds in anti-Trump rally

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Protesters gathered at Dortmund Square on Monday evening, in an ad-hoc merging of protests organised by Stand Up to Racism and Momentum. Though the two had stated different reasons for their protests, the emotions on display were intense, despite that the UK Government has had only a week of relations … Read More

What Piers Morgan’s version of democracy tells us about its importance

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Donald Trump was elected as President of the United States in November 2016 with a slim majority; numerous allegations were made against him, both personal and political. Theresa May was appointed as British Prime Minister post-Brexit in July 2016; half a year of campaigning to remain in the EU crumbled … Read More

A presidential weekend

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Day One: Journalists and Spies The new White House press secretary Sean Spicer accused photo-journalists of conspiring against the President, to make it seem like Trump was a polarising figure with limited popular support. He accused much of the press corps of “deliberate false reporting” by photographing the inauguration, and … Read More