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The Cohen Conundrum: Criminal Conspiracy or Partisan Politics?

3 weeks 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?

8 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?

11 months 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?

11 months 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?    

12 months 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 

12 months 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

Barack Obama: the Pop Culture President

2 years ago / 0 comments

Adored by many for the freshness and modernity he has breathed into American politics, Barack Obama may not be remembered for his concrete policies, but rather as one of the greatest pop culture icons in recent years. Jodie Yates takes a look back on the Obama administration’s relationship with popular … Read More

Election Night: An Editor’s Take

2 years ago / 0 comments

So, Trump has won. Those are words I had hoped I wouldn’t have to write, but fortune was not so kind. A campaign fuelled by hatred and deception has resulted in the least qualified individual ever to receive the party nomination winning the White House. It would be easy, and … Read More

Dakota Disorder

2 years ago / 0 comments

Features looks at the construction of the Dakota Pipeline and the threat it poses not just to sacred Native American land but the water supply and the economic stability of surrounding areas. The protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at Standing Rock, are caught in a quagmire of legal … Read More