Lauren Haughey comments on the recent attempted coup of Capitol Hill as a reminder of racial disparities and weak democracy
Why is Trump Tweeting More Now than During his Election Campaign?
Why is Trump Tweeting More Now than During his Election Campaign? Foreign Correspondent in Brussels, Georgia Shepherd, takes an outside look into Trump’s Presidency and his non-stop media strategy. Of course, by tweeting, talking and being more visible, his views gain greater currency. It seems that, as Trump gets more comfortable in the Oval Office, […]
Smoking Gun: Will America Dump Trump?
Jordan Andrews reports on the controversial phone call between Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and explains the impeachment process that it has set in motion . “I would like you to do us a favour” said Donald Trump, responding to a question about the acquisition of US military aid. He was speaking on […]
Spotlight: The Freedom Dividend – Yang’s $1,000 Pledge
In this Spotlight series, The Features editorial team have dug deep to keep you informed on outsider stories that were missed in mainstream news. With the 2020 elections looming, the news cycle is inundated with headlines meticulously analysing the big players such as Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. However, if you blinked during the previous two […]
2020 Presidential Hopefuls: Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth Warren’s roots are in law and academia. Following the 2008 Financial Crisis, and the lack of ensuing regulation, Warren ran for the Senate in Massachusetts, becoming a congresswomen in 2013. Since then she has been an advocate for business regulation, and is a leading light among progressive politicians. She was not always of the […]
A Tale of Two Truths: Trump and the American media
On the 8th of November, during the post-midterm election news Conference, an altercation took place between CNN reporter, Jim Acosta and the US president Donald Trump. Jim Acosta challenged the president about his statement during his campaign on the migrant caravan being an “invasion” and about a campaign advert showing migrants climbing over a wall. […]
House of Cards, season 6 – Review
Harrowing drama, a protagonist lacking in morality and a ruthless firing – the story behind the scenes of House of Cards’ sixth series will likely be remembered far longer than the season itself. There is little left to say about the firing of Kevin Spacey – on an ethical level, it was obviously the correct […]
John McCain: Legacy of an American Hero
John McCain, who began a lifetime in the service of America as a navy pilot, and ended it as a five-term Republican senator, has died of brain cancer at the age of eighty-one. The senator for Arizona ran for president twice, the second time against Barrack Obama in 2008, and became known as the ‘Maverick’ […]
Feminist Friday: Why is nobody talking about Native women?
Trigger warning: violence, sexual assault, suicide For most people, the phrase ‘Native American woman’ conjures up thoughts of Disney’s Pocahontas with the wind in her hair, staring pensively into the distance. Unfortunately, the reality of life for many Native women in the USA and Canada couldn’t be further from this quaint idea, as the hashtag […]