It’s four years on – but in some ways nothing much has changed. Bernie Sanders is running to become the Democratic candidate in the US 2020 Presidential election and just like I did in 2016, I feel the Bern and think that he’s the best person for the job. Here’s why… Continue reading “US 2020 Democratic Primaries: I Still Feel The Bern”
There’s one word that’s constantly in the news these days – immigration. It recently occurred to me, while watching coverage of the current ‘DACA’ debate in the US, that as a society, we have a lack of understanding of why immigration is so essential, and I believe that’s to our detriment. Drawing on my own personal experiences as a small-town boy in the big smoke, here’s my case for immigration. Continue reading “Making My Case For Immigration”
I recently saw a poll which suggested that while the majority of the American electorate disapprove of Donald Trump’s tenure in the Oval Office so far, they have a more positive outlook when it comes to his handling of the economy. It immediately struck me that the snake oil salesman has hoodwinked people again, as Donald Trump will certainly not be blessing for the US economy when everything is said and done. Continue reading “Trump And The Economy – The Truth Behind The Misconceptions”
The political landscape saw a fundamental shift in 2016, as an anti-globalist populist wave washed over the Western World. But as the realities of Brexit and Trump become increasingly clear, I’m beginning to sense a change in the wind. Is the populist wave starting to die down? Continue reading “Is The Populist Wave Starting To Die Down?”
Following Donald Trump’s victory in the US Presidential Election, Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence has issued a challenge to his opponents. With these words, I strongly believe that the star has revealed how we as liberals can eventually take back power from the Trumps of the world. Continue reading “Jennifer Lawrence Issues Challenge To Trump Opponents”
The long wait is finally over. We now know that Republican Donald Trump will succeed Barack Obama, to become the 45th President of the United States. Considering his deep unpopularity, why did Donald Trump win the 2016 US Presidential Election?
With the vote set to be held Tuesday 8th November, who will win the 2016 US election – loud-mouthed billionaire Donald Trump, or former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton?
After over a year of vicious campaigning, the most bitter election cycle in US political history is about to come to a close. With the vote set to be held Tuesday 8th November, who will win the 2016 US election – loud-mouthed billionaire Donald Trump, or former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton? Continue reading “Who Will Win The 2016 US Election?”
The third and final debate of the US Presidential election season was held on Wednesday 19th October 2016. During this event, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton went all out, trying to convince voters that they were the best candidate to replace President Barack Obama. So who won the third debate and what happens next? Continue reading “Who Won The Third Presidential Debate”
The second US Presidential debate was held on Sunday 9th October 2016. Far more brutal than the first debate, this event saw Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump engage in a war of words which is sure to have a resounding impact on American politics for years to come. So who won the second US Presidential debate? Continue reading “Who Won The Second Presidential Debate?”
We are finally reaching the end of a very long US Presidential election season. In November 2016, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton will go head-to-head, with one being elected the next US President, In order to help the American public choose which candidate to support, the first 2016 Presidential debate was held on 26th September. Who won the first Presidential debate and what does this mean for the 2016 election? Continue reading “Who Won The First Presidential Debate?”