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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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Joe Biden wins US election: a close call

Democrat Joe Biden has been officially declared the President-elect of the United States after securing the state of Pennsylvania, following several days of uncertainty.  The announcement came on Saturday afternoon. Biden and Trump’s electoral college vote counts had remained at 253 and 214, respectively, for over a day, with Pennsylvania’s 20 votes taking Biden over […]

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Could this be Trump’s October Surpise?

By all traditional measures, Joe Biden is favoured to win the US presidential election in November. The most recent 538 simulation puts him in the White House 77 out of 100 times. The main factor in his success so far has been events. The BLM movement has helped convince young people he is their best […]

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Trump and Biden clash in first Presidential debate

President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden have clashed in a high-tempered first presidential TV debate, just 35 days before the US elections take place on November 3rd. The live 90-minute debate shocked audiences around the world, with the number of interruptions stilting the conversation and limiting potential for a free-flowing exchange of ideas.  […]