Tagged: Donald Trump

Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will have to plan strategically in the final weeks of the election if they wish to occupy the White House. (Photo: Matt Wade Photography).

The Path to Pennsylvania Avenue

With only weeks until election day, Casey Kroll analyses the various ways Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton could win the American presidential election and sit in the Oval Office. It was only a couple...

Ask not for whom the Trump tolls. (Photo: Getty)

Trumping Expectations

Donald Trump is behind Hillary Clinton for now, but his populist tide hardly seems to disappear. While this might seem a moody prospect for many a sensible Briton, it could come with its fair...

Republican nominee Donald Trump introduces Mike Pence to the crowd at a rally in Westfield, Indiana. (Photo: Michael Conroy/Associated Press)

Picking Pence

By choosing Governor Mike Pence as his VP nominee, Donald Trump increases his chances of unifying the Republican Party and winning in November. Everyone in America knows the name “Trump.” From his humorous insults...

Hillary Clinton appears with Virginia senator Tim Kaine days before announcing their political partnership. (Photo: Andrew Harnik/Associated Press)

No Kaine, No Gain

After months of speculation, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has announced her running mate, and her choice might just bring her to the White House. Hillary Clinton may have already won the American presidential election....

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the two presumptive nominees, and now they must pick someone to rally with them. (Photo: Getty Images)

Second in Command

With the two most unpopular candidates in US history leading the race, never before has the next possible vice president mattered so much. So who’s in the running? As November looms on the horizon...

A three-party election? (Photo: The Libertarian Republic)

Let Freedom Ring

The American people are faced with a disastrous choice this election. A choice between statism and statism, between less freedom and less freedom. But behind all this liberty-hating, lies a very clear alternative. The...

Is Jeremy Corbyn really set to be a revolutionary political leader? (Photo: PA)

The New Corbynomics

Jeremy Corbyn’s mandate from the Labour Party membership was founded on the “new politics,” but Labour’s State of the Economy Conference may well have signalled a relapse to the old agenda. “Wealth creation is...

Following her big win in New York, Hillary Clinton’s lead is now insurmountable (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

On the Back-Berner

Bernie Sanders now has no feasible path to White House, but he can still help shape the Democratic debate. Almost a year since Bernie Sanders officially announced his presidential bid, it’s safe to say...

Ted Cruz and John Kasich, the Trump-fighting duo. (Photo: ABC News)

Trumping Democracy

In their quest to stop Donald Trump’s candidacy, the Republican establishment have played into his supporters’ narrative and handed him the moral high-ground. Donald Trump may be a divisive figure, but he has a...

Sarah Palin is seen as an early product of the Tea party movement (Photo: Politics Home)

Sarah Palin: Great Orator, Awful Speaker

Sarah Palin’s constant scrambling for words is almost enchanting. Bewitched, Joseph Ward explores why. Nowadays, many seem to believe that we live in a time without great orators or inspirational leaders. The growth of...

Donald Trump has bested the “establishment” candidates in New Hampshire (Photo: Business Insider)

Rebels With a Cause

With the rise of anti-establishment candidates, Sam Glover looks at how radical rebels are becoming mainstream politicians. The radicals are rising. In the past few years, Ukip have won a national election, a backbencher...

Iowa: The Raucous Caucus

As the nomination process for US presidential candidates gets under way, one writer looks at the significance of the early states for leading Democrats. Iowa and New Hampshire have always been the first frontiers...

One hashtag provided the perfect response. (Photo: @BIGTOBZSF/Twitter @MOFAROOQ9/Twitter)

They ain’t no Muslims, bruv

After the recent Leytonstone Station terrorist attacks, the hashtag #YouAintNoMuslimBruv began trending on Twitter. If there’s one thing that shows we cannot blame everyday Muslims for so-called Islamic State, it’s this. Islam has nothing...

Candidates from left to right: John Kasich, Mick Huckabee, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz, Chris Christie, Rand Paul. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

GOP Debate: The Winners, The Losers

Republican sympathiser Ryan Denning casts his analytical eye over the third Republican presidential debate. Wednesday the 28th of October saw the third Republican presidential debate, and much like the previous two, it delivered controversy...

The First Furlong

Jacob Whitehead returns from his short break with the latest edition of The Satiric Verses, this time focusing his attention across the pond. Sorry about my disappearance last week. I was preparing to attend a...

Syrian refugees trying to cross the border into Turkey. (Photo: IB Times)

Your Problem, Not Ours.

Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are heading towards Europe. Germany is expecting to absorb up to one million refugees from the exodus. However, the oil-rich Gulf States, who share more in common with...

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