Emma Hussain reports on the controversy surrounding Alabama’s recent abortion ban and explores the wider ramifications.
Adam Robertson Charlton dissects the politics behind the politics, and how the candidates coming forward to be US President in 2020 will fare in next year’s presidential elections.
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. […]
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is no longer just President of Turkey, but its Executive head of state. In becoming so, he has consummated the results of a referendum which saw Turks narrowly vote in favour of a new presidential system, in which the head of state has far more power. Whilst some are calling this the […]
On Friday 13th July, many Exeter residents plan to hold a rally against US President Donald Trump’s visit to the UK. The rally will take place at 6pm in Bedford Square, and is one of many to take place simultaneously across the country this week. The organisers, Stand Up To Racism Devon, said: “There is […]
Sitcom audiences often think that their favourite shows must exist in a binary, perhaps a result of America’s almost humorously centrist perspectives. Hence, Roseanne was thought of as the “natural” binary to the left-leaning sitcoms such as Modern Family, or the “wholesome conservative” opposite of edgily racist comedians or cartoons. The show tries to play […]
Piers Morgan’s interview with Donald Trump brought little to the table. The pressing questions one might expect from Trump’s first international TV interview were so soft they hardly left an imprint; opportunities to pull newsworthy opinions from the controversialist were stopped before they got interesting (try to find a report on Trump’s ‘I’m not a […]
When you hear the words ‘Christmas’ and ‘controversy’, what do you think of? Heated debates about the merits of various turkey soaking methods? Some grumpy member of your extended family wanting you to wait until after lunch to open presents? Or maybe a sneaky sibling who’s pinched all the green triangles out of the Quality […]
Donald Trump kept us on our toes on the day following the recent terror attack in New York by writing extremely cogently, if tersely, on Twitter about the pitfalls in American Immigration Policy. I’d braced myself for an inappropriate reaction to the attack, given his frankly outrageous tweeted response to the English terrorist attacks in […]
It’s hard not to look at international politics in the past year without stumbling across the latest outburst of President Trump as he takes a stand against immigration, accessible healthcare, gender rights, gun control or racial inequality. With the dialogue of race relations remaining of paramount importance to the nation, the #TakeAKnee campaign has taken […]