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US Midterms: Democrats Rejoice at House Victory

2 days ago / 0 comments

When America sneezes, the world catches a cold.  This old adage may not be as true as it once was, but in this age of populism and division, the US midterm elections were watched throughout the world. For those of you who did not want to stay up all night … Read More

Flipping Fantastic: Biles Wins World Title

7 days ago / 0 comments

Image Credit: [Time] Despite suffering from kidney stones, Simone Biles won her fourth all-around gymnastics world title. There are many people waiting for a kidney stone to pass that are bed ridden for days, even weeks. Not Simone Biles. After spending the night in the emergency room, Biles became the … Read More

US Diplomats In Same-Sex Relationships Must Now Be Married To Remain In The US: That’s Scandalous.

1 month ago / 0 comments

If anyone was feeling a bit overdue for another US immigration scandal then you can worry no longer. In his latest attack on the rights of migrants, Trump has now decided to deny G-4 family visas to same-sex partners of foreign diplomats. This essentially means that any such couple wishing … Read More

The Cohen Conundrum: Criminal Conspiracy or Partisan Politics?

2 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

The End of the Road for UK’s Trade Ties with China?

9 months ago / 0 comments

Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Beijing on Wednesday to beat the drum for deepening trade ties and showcasing Britain’s global ambitions. With the uncertainty of Brexit looming it is essential for the UK to open up new overseas markets as the general consensus is that trade with the EU … Read More

Are Guns and Illegal Substances The Real Issues Facing America?

1 year ago / 0 comments

“64,070 people were killed by drug overdoses” Ask anyone about violence or death in the USA, and instinctively most people will begin to discuss gun crime. However, there is an even bigger problem sweeping the country which is receiving far less public attention – drugs overdosing. A massive 91 Americans … Read More

National Security or Secure Privacy?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Battles between Microsoft and the U.S. department of Justice are no stranger to headlines. On the one side, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella claims that eroding customer trust due to confusing data privacy laws can spell disaster for not only his own company, but the technology industry as a whole. Whilst … Read More

Stephen Paddock is a terrorist- so why are we hesitating?    

1 year ago / 0 comments

  On the night of October 1st, Las Vegas witnessed the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, as 64-year- old Stephen Paddock from Mesquite, Nevada, opened fire on a music festival in Las Vegas, resulting in at least 59 fatalities and over 500 injuries. Nevada state law asserts that an … Read More

Land of the Greed, Home of the Grave: The Bleak and Bloody Reality of US Gun Control 

1 year ago / 0 comments

Last week Stephen Paddock carried out the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history when he opened fire on a Las Vegas music festival, killing 58 people and injuring another 489. His motive remains unknown. Unfortunately, the focus of the debate surrounding the event has been derailed by calls to improve mental health awareness and educate the public … Read More

The Future of Silicon Valley and Beloved Cali

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from: Nagios.com) The election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States has been a great shock and has caused major turmoil in different sectors throughout the US. Of course the USAs high-tech industry and specifically Silicon Valley has reacted to the unforeseen situation. In the … Read More