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Uncertainty is Putin’s ace to play

We all hoped that 2022 would be a better year than 2021. But we’re a month in and Russia is already threatening to make a move on Ukraine. There are 100,000 Russian troops within reach of the Ukrainian border, and 8500 American troops on high alert for possible deployment to the region. Despite negotiations, tensions […]

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Let’s Go Brandon: A Year of Biden

What could possibly be more tragically fitting a metaphor for the fall of the American Empire than the election of a man who seems to be falling apart himself? A man, who, during the renaming of swimming pool, recounted in full the dreamlike tale of him fending off a gang leader by the name of […]

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BANNED: Trump’s ‘legacy’ now canceled

More than a decade after joining the platform, one riddled with scandal and chutzpah, former president Donald Trump’s relationship with Twitter has ended in acrimony.  For years, Mr. Trump has tested the limits of acceptable speech on the platform, exposing the arbitrary enforcement of the ‘community guidelines’ that theoretically govern major social media platforms, while […]

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President Biden’s 100-day plan

The first 100 days of a new presidency have historically become somewhat of a benchmark for how the president will get things done in office, since Franklin Roosevelt set a ‘first 100-day standard’. As history has shown, if the incumbent fails to deliver on his 100-day promises, chances are, he will not legislatively succeed later […]

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US Capitol attack by pro-Trump mob

155 years may have passed since the end of the American Civil War, yet shockingly 2021 became the year that the Confederate flag was to be flown in the halls of the US Capitol. Less shocking, perhaps, given the seemingly endless disorientation of the past year, is that the flag was to be held in […]

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The long transition- how Progressives may find themselves cut out of a Biden presidency, and why that may not matter

Joe Biden is choosing to restore the old White House furniture from the Obama administration, borne out of ideological preferences and political pragmatism. But whilst this so-called ‘return to normalcy’ will undoubtedly bring welcome relief for millions of Americans drained by the never-ending Trump soap opera, it also leaves the left of the Democratic Party […]

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Will Joe Biden join the radical left express, or are we destined for four years of delays and cancellations?

In American elections, there is little worse than the smear of socialism. Therefore, it is no surprise that when faced with a floundering economy, a mishandled pandemic and a crisis of inequality, the Republicans resorted to playground politics reminiscent of Joseph McCarthy: attempting to drag Joe Biden through the mud rather than engaging in debate. […]

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Biden has clinched the election, but the US is as divided as ever

At time of writing, three days after the final US election ballot was cast, the identity of the next term’s President remains shrouded in mystery (or, at least, unannounced). Biden has taken a comfortable lead, with 264 electoral votes to Trump’s meagre 214 and Pennsylvania being the most recent swing state to apparently swing his […]