Tagged: US Democrats

Protesters barricade entrance doors before a lecture by conservative speaker Ben Shapiro at the University of California, Los Angeles. (Photo: Jacqueline Pilar/Young America’s Foundation)

The Regressive Progressives

America’s left constantly uses rhetoric to portray themselves as more tolerant than their Republican counterparts. Their actions, however, suggest otherwise. The word “tolerance” is abused in today’s political environment and used by liberals to...

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...

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...

A 2007 photo of Hillary Clinton with billionaire Wall Street businessman, Warren Buf-fett. In December 2015, Buffett joined other Wall Street figures to raise funds for a pro-Hillary Super PAC. (Photo: Paul Sakuma/PA)

Chameleon Clinton

Indecisive, insincere and insipid; Hillary Clinton’s hypocrisy and flip-flopping make her unsuited to be president. Antagonism has reached new heights in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, with Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont...

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...

Eleven states cast their votes on Super Tuesday (Photo: AP)

Super Tuesday: Breaking Point

Super Tuesday is perhaps the most important day in the presidential campaigning. Jack Mountford assesses this year’s winners and losers. Super Tuesday is a make or break moment for presidential campaigns. Yesterday on 1...

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...

President Obama wipes away a tear whilst announcing his plan to take executive action to introduce stricter gun controls. (Photo: Time)

The British are coming

As Barack Obama enters his final year as President, Matt Smith examines the problem of partisanship that has plagued his tenure from start to (almost) finish. In the USA there exists a crippling phenomenon...

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