Donald Trump

Nigel Farage Praises Steve Bannon, Opens Up A World Of Hilarious Trolling

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.08.2017 | UK

Never one to miss an opportunity to name-drop or offer an opinion, Nigel Farage has lamented the firing of White House Chief Strategist, Steve Bannon....

Why Do Statues Become Touchstones For Political Struggle?

Philip Seargeant | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Politics
Philip Seargeant

Not only did the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville last week begin, nominally, over a dispute about a statue in a public park, but the nat...

The Rise Of White Nationalism And Anti-Immigration Bias

Meriam Sabih | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Politics
Meriam Sabih

As Britain prepares to leave the EU, it will have to either negotiate an agreement to continue to reap benefits: especially in terms of intelligence sharing, security, collaboration in policing, and even cooperation to help prosecute perpetrators of terrorism, or Britain may have to form national institutions which will serve the function of providing safety to its citizens while facing both internal and global threats.

Conservatives Must Face Up To The 'Alt Right, With Or Without Trump

David Browne | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

Trump's statement has rightly been condemned by many on the right, including both Bush Presidents, and rightly so.

The Spell That Rowling Casts

Karthick Ram Manoharan | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Karthick Ram Manoharan

Every time Donald Trump, or any other great white bigot who presumes to be the leader of the civilized West, expose themselves for the racists that they are, Rowling strikes. Not with her wand, but with her tweets. Her 140 characters are as powerful as the spells in her stories and they capture the attention of those that follow her. Besides, they also make it to the news of leading media outlets.

Chants In Charlottesville: 'Fags Go Home'

Krishen Samuel | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK
Krishen Samuel

Embed from Getty Images'Fags go home, you have no testosterone...' - chant heard at the Charlottesville Rally, 12th August 2017. The past week has ...

James Murdoch's Brutal Rebuke Of Trump Over Charlottesville Is Awkward For Fox News

HuffPost | James Martin | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK

James Murdoch, the younger son of Fox News founder and acting CEO Rupert Murdoch, has come out swinging against President Donald Trump’s response to...

Trump’s Quick Response To Barcelona Attack Makes His Charlottesville Reactions Look Even Worse

HuffPost | BeckyBarnes | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK

Donald Trump issued an explosive statement against “Radical Islamic Terror” just hours after attacks in Spain on Thursday left at least 14 people ...

It Is Not Just Trump That Has Emboldened White Supremacists, It Is Our Entire System

Damir Rafi | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Politics
Damir Rafi

The election of President Trump signalled an appetite within the nation for a kind of political revolution, and a weariness towards typical establishment politics. However to truly reform our world for the better, it is a moral revolution that we first need.

Pride Is A Protest - And A Celebration Of How Far We've Come

Ged Killen | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Politics
Ged Killen

As with all Pride events, Belfast Pride was a bright, loud and colourful festival of fun. A collection of political parties, drag queens, trade unions, families, small businesses and everything in between. A richly diverse mix of thousands of people coming together to support and celebrate the LGBTI community in Northern Ireland.

Why Are Business Leaders Still Backing Trump?

Mark Hillary | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

It's obvious why business leaders want to join organisations like the Manufacturing Council that President Trump formed when he took office in January. They get direct access to the president and they can interact with their peers from other large companies - it's a no-brainer. Even if you don't personally support the political ideology of the president most business leaders would accept an invitation to be at the top table.

Tim Cook Has Some Pretty Strong Words For Donald Trump Over Charlottesville

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Tech

It’s fair to say US President Donald Trump has had a pretty tumultuous relationship with his own country’s tech industry. Clashing with Amazon ove...

From Transcendence To Trash: What's Rubbish About Political Language Today

Eleanor Lybeck | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Politics
Eleanor Lybeck

Perhaps this kind of thing, rather than Trump's trash, is more along the lines of what Macron has in mind?

Steve Bannon Just Condemned Charlottesville Supremacists The Way The World Hoped Trump Might

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK

Steve Bannon has given a baffling interview in which he dismissed the white supremacist movement as a “collection of clowns” after his boss, Donal...

Fox News Host Cries Because Conversation On Race Makes Her ‘Uncomfortable’

HuffPost | BeckyBarnes | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK

Fox News host Melissa Francis broke out in tears on Wednesday defending President Donald Trump’s comments doubling down on blaming “both sides” ...

Mike Pence Says He ‘Stands With The President’ On Charlottesville

HuffPost | BeckyBarnes | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK

Vice President Mike Pence says he is standing by Donald Trump in regards to the president’s contentious comments in a Tuesday press conference. Trum...

9 Things That Might Explain Trump's Bonkers Response to White Supremacist Violence

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK

We now live in a world where the former leader of the Ku Klux Klan thanks the President of the United States for not denouncing neo-Nazis and white su...

Jeremy Corbyn Tells May She Can't 'Remain Silent' Over Trump's Response To Nazis

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn has told Theresa May she “cannot remain silent” over Donald Trump’s refusal to denounce white supremacists, after her response to ...

Trump Has Suffered A Humiliating Defeat At The Hands Of A Trumpet App

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech

An app that allows people to play a virtual trumpet on their iPhones has won a major trademark case against The Trump Organization over the use of the...

People Think Theresa May Is More Concerned With Condemning Big Ben than Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK

People are taking issue with Prime Minister Theresa May’s statement on the response Donald Trump gave to the Charlottesville violence, suggesting sh...

16 Reasons Why No-One Should Be Shocked By Trump's Defence Of White Supremacists

HuffPost | Jasmin Gray | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK

Donald Trump was condemned by Republican politicians on Wednesday after he doubled down on his earlier statement that “many sides” were to blame f...

Donald Trump Criticised By Theresa May For Defending White Supremacists

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has criticised Donald Trump for claiming there is “equivalence” between white supremacists and anti-fascists. But the prime minister w...

KKK And Alt-Right Are Really Enjoying Donald Trump's Latest Response To Charlottesville

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK

Alt-right leaders are applauding President Donald Trump for his widely panned response to the Charlottesville violence at the weekend. In an unbelieva...

You Know Trump Has Gone Too Far When Even Fox News Is Slamming His 'Disgusting' Comments

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK

A Fox News anchor has given an impassioned speech against Donald Trump’s latest “disgusting” failure to denounce white supremacists who marched ...

We Know Donald Trump Is A Fascist - He Retweeted Me Saying So

Mike Holden | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Politics
Mike Holden

Today my Twitter feed went nuts. I mean, it's Twitter, it's usually nuts, but not my feed. I have (had) few followers. I'm an IT consultant, I follow mainly comedians and UK/US political folk. I retweet and chat with people whose opinions I agree with, and sometimes have a semi-humorous snipe at people I disagree with, including @realdonaldtrump. Today I had a *very* busy day.