Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’

Back in 2009 – when ‘prejudice’ was for me still merely a vague and abstract idea, overshadowed by my preoccupation with discovering the Twilight saga (now is not the time to comment on my highbrow literary taste) – the first African American President of the United States came into power. Whilst I comprehended the momentousness […]

Continue Reading

Finding truth in the fake news era

“I’m not going to give you a question – you are fake news.” With that, Donald Trump turned away from CNN reporter Jim Acosta and pointedly ignored him for the rest of the press conference. Acosta had been asking for clarification on an unverified Buzzfeed report which claims that Russia has links with, and holds […]

Continue Reading

Donald Trump and the Future of US Politics

As an American studying abroad this term, following the past month of presidential primaries has felt like watching the culmination of a long, slow-burning dumpster fire. Despite months of polls and pundits claiming Donald Trump could not and would not win the Republican nominations, the recent concessions of the two remaining candidates – Senator Ted […]

Continue Reading