Tag : Trump

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

The Gryphon asks: should Nigel Farage be given a government position to help with official relations between Britain and the U.S?

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Yes – Rory Claydon After the results of this election seeing Donald Trump being swept into the White House, I can say that it would be in Britain’s best interests to keep a good working relationship up with the new President-elect, after all the special relationship we have with the … Read More

Guiltless Trump pays £25 million in lawsuit

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President-Elect Donald Trump will face tough challenges once in office but in the meantime he’s been facing some challenges of his own, finally settling a six year long lawsuit against his company, ‘Trump University’. The settlement has been set at 25 million dollars, with $21 million to be divided between … Read More

In the face of fear: what can art do?

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With the triumphs of Brexit and Trump and the recent departure of the much loved Leonard Cohen, it’s time to look to art for hope in an increasingly worrying world… The morning after Trump was elected and the world seemed to temporarily stop spinning on its axis, I logged onto … Read More

Losing more than an election

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It’s becoming clear that Hillary Clinton won’t be remembered as a faithful public servant who fought nobly on behalf of her party. Democrats are now commiserating the unfair defeat of Bernie Sanders, rather than Hillary. It seems that in the light of her defeat, the sentiment among many of her … Read More

The decline of American liberalism

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The US election every four years presents the American people with two doors that they must choose between. Traditionally, one door is characterised by progressive leanings and some degree of redistribution of income while the other door is defined by its conservative nature and its faith in the free market. … Read More