Sarah Tennent writes from the position of a white person about the murder of George Floyd and systemic racism. This article contains petitions, places to donate and book recommendations for white people to educate themselves.
Zafir Zafirov discusses the importance of Biden securing the vote of the Left in the upcoming election
Ilija Dokmanovic highlights Trump’s recent foreign policy blunder, and US relations within the Middle East
Josh Trood writes on the potential political implications of the spread of the Coronavirus on elections and the economy
Ilija Dokmanovic writes an engaging piece on what has happened, and what is coming, for the Democrat’s in 2020.
Thomas Webster writes an engaging read regarding the beginning of the impeachment inquiry brought against US President Donald Trump.
By Malick Nythern Doucoure
The Trump administration hits its 90 day landmark this Thursday and a quick glance at its scandals and achievements reveal deep divisions that will scar American politics for the next four years and unfortunately, the same could be said for the next few decades. The US Legislative branch’s de facto policy of Bipartisanship has been a major driving force behind the success of countless committee hearings, bills and senate approvals, thus one cannot emphasise enough the importance of bipartisanship for the maintenance and continuity of the US political scene. 90 days ago, political commentators were writing on the importance of Bipartisanship. Now, political commentators are writing obituaries for it.
By Thomas Sherlock
No matter your political leaning, it’s safe to say the election of Donald Trump caused an almighty stir. From protestors literally wailing at his inauguration to his backers celebrating, everyone had expectations of a Trump presidency. Two months in, what has he actually done? In short, not much.
By Thomas Sherlock
We live in the age of populism, or so it seems. Populism has been used to describe the vote for Brexit and the election of Donald Trump last year, and is now being ascribed to Le Pen in France and Geert Wilders in the Netherlands. In all these situations the term is being used as an implicitly bad thing. But why?