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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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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 […]

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In pictures: Trump protests in Edinburgh

Thousands of protesters gathered in Edinburgh on Saturday as United States President Donald Trump visited his luxury golf resort in Turnberry, Scotland over the weekend. Starting at the Scottish Parliament and ending at The Meadows, crowds marched past the US Consulate, Old Town and the University of Edinburgh central campus forming a colourful sea of banners, […]

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Protest: the reaction to changes in US science policy

Climate policy was one of the Obama Administration’s top priorities and, despite a consistent focus, top scientists have warned that too little is being done, and too late, to prevent climate change. In order to protect the environment, more regulatory action than ever will be required. However, during his two short weeks in office, Donald […]