The Attempted Coup of Capitol Hill: a mark on American history. Lauren Haughey comments on the recent attempted coup of Capitol Hill as a reminder of racial disparities and weak democracy. “We’re going to walk down to the Capitol and we’re going to cheer on our brave Senators, and Congressmen and women, and we’re probably […]
Following the Democratic victory earlier this month, Millie Browning charts the political background of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
If you asked me after the first Republican debate in August whether I thought Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders stood a chance at being nominated for the 2016 presidential elections, I would have laughed. Not out of amusement, but because of how the American political system works. Outsiders never make it in, revolutionaries are bought out, and the establishment […]
Bernie Sanders is the educated version of his lesser leftist twin that the UK has been laden with. He is a very impressive man. In the 1960s he was an active campaigner for civil rights and, since then, he has gone on to prove himself across different public positions, from the Mayor of Burlington to a Senator […]
A few months ago I wrote an article stating that Hillary Clinton would lose the Democratic primary race and that Bernie Sanders would emerge the nominee. Since that time, unfortunately for me, there had been no new piece of evidence to support that theory: the polls were static, the debates proved a damp squib, and […]
Everyone knows that Hilary Clinton will be the next Democratic nominee, don’t they? Barrack Obama was just an exception, right? No one could possibly repeat his success in 2008, could they? Welcome to the fray Bernie Sanders. Even people who follow American politics would be forgiven if they hadn’t heard of the 74 year-old Vermont […]