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George Floyd and the fight for equality

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Amadou Diallo. Sean Bell. Breonna Taylor. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. And now, George Floyd. All of these are names of members of the black community. All of these are names of...

Closing down America: President Trump’s new immigration ban

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On 22 April 2020 President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order which promised to place further bans on immigration into the United States in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19...

Is Joe Biden fit to be the next President?

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Listen, I am not here to argue that you should not vote for Biden. Given that the alternative is a former reality TV star, every American should rally behind the soon to be...

Documentary Corner: Bowling for Columbine (2002)

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Sam Slater guides us through the the story of one of cinemas most controversial documentaries....

¡Vete! Hands off Venezuela

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As the situation in Venezuela deteriorates, our writers ask if foreign intervention is necessary, and consider what could be done...

Trump’s use of tear gas: a step too far?

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Sesha Subramanian assesses the use of tear gas on the US-Mexico border against child migrants under Trump's new administration...

Best Trump Tweet of 2018

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On August 28th, 2018, US President Donald Trump realised that he wasn’t exactly commanding the approval ratings very well and decided to see for himself how popular he actually...

Pittsburgh Shooting

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As a six-year old, Judah Samet had survived one of the worst nightmares of his life when he survived Bergen-Belsen, a Nazi death camp. So many years later, he had sheer luck to...

Mail bombs sent to US politicians

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In the midst of midterm elections, the United States was hit by a wave of bomb packages, sent to prominent Trump critics, including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN. While...