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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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Biden’s Inauguration: the making and breaking of tradition

Inauguration Day is as historically rooted as it is dynamic, ever reflective of the society each incoming leader exists in. As Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take their oaths, the backdrop is unlike any before- one of face masks and distance, of heightened security and a loud absence of both the usual crowds and the […]

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Controversial covers: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris poses for Vogue

Vogue’s February issue featuring Vice President-elect Kamala Harris sparked immediate controversy post social media release. The cover intended for the print issue shows Harris in a casual outfit with Converse sneakers, hands clasped in front of her, as she stands in front of a backdrop of fabrics. Criticism poured in pointing out multiple issues. Accusations […]

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Featuring: Kamala Harris

CW: Sexual and child abuse, racism Kamala Harris has been named as the next Vice President-elect of the United States of America. Consequently, she is set to become the first woman and the first person of Black and South Asian descent to serve as Vice President in the US. Not only is her new position […]

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No longer a man’s world: what Kamala Harris’ win means for women everywhere

Earlier in November, the world watched as Joe Biden was elected as America’s next President, making history in the process. Not because Biden is the 45th white male to ascend to the nation’s highest office, and not because he will be the oldest elected President ever (haps baps for Friday, Joe – the big 7-8!). […]

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2020 United States presidential elections: what does the United Kingdom have to lose?

With the US presidential election well underway, the consequences of impending results have come to the forefront of the UK’s political radar. Aside from the importance of the ‘special relationship’, this election’s results will be particularly significant to UK citizens as they will determine the UK-US post-Brexit trade deal in January when the UK will […]

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Kamala Harris’s selection reveals the rot inside the Democratic Party

Joe Biden’s announcement last Wednesday that Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate hardly surprised anyone, yet it was utterly devastating to the progressive wing of the party. Once again, the Democratic establishment showed that it did not care about its own base, despite the inspiring victories of Cori Bush in Missouri, and Marquita […]

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Kamala Harris: a smart pick for vice president

In 2016, Hillary Clinton made history by becoming the first woman to be nominated as a presidential candidate for a major political party in the United States. Four years on, Kamala Harris has confirmed her spot in the history books as a trailblazer, becoming the first African American woman to be nominated onto a major […]