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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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Time to take the Trump trash out

When Donald Trump first tarnished the seat of the presidency, I had no idea who he was or what this meant for my country. Politics weren’t my strong suit and I had grown up in this almost brainwashed belief that my beautiful country, the country of freedom and liberty could do no wrong. Now, I […]

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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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Capitol riots: What happened and what happens next?

On the 6th of January 2020, a joint session of the United States Congress sat down to count the electoral college votes. Meanwhile, across the National Mall, President Trump addressed a group of his supporters at a “Save America” rally.  The president told the crowd: “We will never give up. We will never concede” and proceeded […]