Tag : US Elections

Watch, Read, Listen: The US Midterms

3 months 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

You Are What You Read

2 years ago / 0 comments

Rabaeeh Moeen looks at the US election and questions the media’s role in it. How much of an influence does it have? And more importantly, is it a decisive one? The media plays a role in our perceptions. Of course it does, it’s how we consume the majority of our … Read More

What's On: A Thick Imitation Of Political Life

6 years ago / 0 comments

‘What the fuck is this? Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, C**t?’ Alistair Campbell can have a good night’s sleep at last. The Thick of It, Armando Iannucci’s British Governmental satire has reached its sarcastic, side-splitting end. Campbell’s alter-ego, Malcolm Tucker, the bullying, almost psychotic force of power equipped with expletives coarse enough … Read More

Books: New Review: The Obamas by Jodi Kantor

6 years ago / 0 comments

  Will Obama manage to cling on to the presidency when the results of the US elections are announced later this evening? If Jodi Kantor is anyone to go by, Michelle will power him through, says Lucy Holden. During the 2009 Presidential Elections the Obamas told us they were different … Read More

Books: New Review: Churchill, The Power of Words by Martin Gilbert

6 years ago / 0 comments

  In the run up to the US Elections this evening, Ben Meagher takes a look at a figure of our own great political history, Winston Churchill, through the power of words. In 1963, after bestowing Churchill with US citizenship, John F. Kennedy praised the former Prime Minister for mobilising … Read More

Mitt Could Be Worse

6 years ago / 0 comments

Is there more to Romney than a sexist, elitist charisma vacuum?