Knock Down The House review – an inside look at American politics

Change is the watchword for American politics right now, whether that means Bernie Sanders or Donald Trump. The 2018 midterms were no exception, with an unprecedented wave of diverse candidates crashing into Congress. In Knock Down The House, documentarian Rachel Lears tracks the primary campaigns of four such candidates running against the establishment. The candidates […]

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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 […]

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Powersuits and Politics

In the United States the race for the 2016 Presidential election is heating up. Both parties, the Democratic and Republican, have begun to host monthly debates between their top-polling candidates and the candidates themselves are traveling the country in an effort to garner support before each party makes their selection of their endorsed candidate for […]

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