QAnon post-mortem The rise of Trump was followed by and partly enabled by a multitudes of conspiracies. Foremost of these is the QAnon conspiracy. Floris de Bruis examines its rise and fall. Donald Trump is out of the White House and has left his successor Joe Biden with the extraordinary task of repairing a nation devastated by a widening political […]
Pulling down the wall on migration: Biden’s roll back of Trump’s MPP policy
As far as Trump policies go, immigration was perhaps among the most terrifying categories. Families were divided, refugee camps were frozen in time and witnessing atrocities. Among Biden’s initial legal challenges, reversing MPP was perhaps the most warming but also the most costly.
A window into Biden’s presidency
A new dawn is upon the United States following Trump’s departure from the White House and the future of the nation is uncertain. Jack Walton walks us through Biden’s first few weeks and predictions for the next four years of his presidency.
It wasn’t all bad in 2020, I promise
It wasn’t all bad in 2020 , I promise
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
Donald Trump and the future of bi-partisan politics
The storming of the Capitol was a predictable culmination of the actions and attitude of Donald Trump over the past four years. However, voices within the Republican party that have stayed silent have now turned on Trump in the wake of the violence.
“Stop the Count”
Trump’s presidential term has been built on the erosion of media with the explosion of the term ‘fake news’, and it was not accidental – it excuses things that have been said about him in his past, and makes him less scrutinable. It insures distrust in independent bodies that are notable public watchdogs. His re-election cries for voter fraud were thus predictable, and entrenched within his ‘cultish’ followers a severe mistrust for their democracy.
Eleanor Down asks students what they think about the man set to move into the White House on January 20th.
Bidenian Futures: challenges for America’s 46th President
Print Sports Editor, Nick Powell, looks to Joe Biden’s presidential future as ongoing disputes over the election result stoke division in America.
Kamala Harris: a political profile
Following the Democratic victory earlier this month, Millie Browning charts the political background of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.