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Secessionists, Demonstrationists, and Defenestrationists: The Unchanging Character Of US Responses To Their New Presidents

By   /  November 16, 2016  /  Curwen Rolinson, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  6 Comments

This Presidential outcome is so singularly sui-generis in sadness and in suicidality that some radical actions are more called for now than they were previously

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American Demockery

By   /  October 15, 2016  /  Christine Rose, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  16 Comments

Trump’s offensive and misogynistic attitudes to women, his tax avoidance, his accumulation of obscene amounts of wealth, are on one side of the ledger. On the other side, Clinton’s association with illegitimate invasions of Middle Eastern states means there’s wet blood on her hands that’s still running in the streets of Iraq, Yemen, Afghanistan, Aleppo and elsewhere in Syria.

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Oh God No! Pence Wins

By   /  October 6, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

All Pence had to do was tell the hard religious right of America that the wrapper may be a populist blue collar yob, but the steel hard military industrial complex core of Republicanism is in safe ultra religious hands.

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Trump goes full blown fascist with new immigration speech

By   /  September 1, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  42 Comments

We need a #AllLivesMatterAsMuchAsWhiteOnes campaign.
Yes ALL Lives.

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Who Are The Alt-Right? Clinton’s Greatest Creation

By   /  September 1, 2016  /  Curwen Rolinson, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  25 Comments

Late last month, US Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton made world-sweeping headlines for a campaign stump-speech in which she called out – by name – the previously internet-bound phenomenon known as ‘the Alt-Right’.

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Is Trump Preparing To Substitute Bullets For Ballots?

By   /  August 9, 2016  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  30 Comments

AS TRUMP’S NUMBERS slump, and Hillary’s surge, the worst elements of the American Right are mobilising in his defence. The Republican Party’s most notorious political saboteur, Roger Stone, is urging Trump to prepare his followers for a “rigged” election. And Trump is listening.

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The Next Best Thing To King Donald

By   /  August 1, 2016  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  91 Comments

The “Bernie-or-Bust” faction was not content with the “next best” choice imposed upon them by the primary voting system. That the organisers of the Convention might take this refusal to accept the democratic verdict of their party amiss does not seem to have occurred to the die-hard Sanders delegates

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