US Politics

Presidential Public Speaking: A Tale Of Two Extremes

Nick Gold | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Politics
Nick Gold

What's amazing about the US election campaigns so far is, in my opinion, the two extremes we're experiencing in terms of speech delivery, revealing a battle of style vs. substance at its absolute limits.

Donald Trump Adviser's 'Who Says?' CNN Interview Is Straight Out Of 'The Thick Of It'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Politics

Donald Trump is not in a good place. We know this because he says things that even Republicans find unpalatable, from a war of words with the parents ...

Brexit and Trump? Two Protest Votes With Completely Different Outcomes

Naveen Saini | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Naveen Saini

The election of Trump could seal the fate of the US far longer than his presidency, bringing entrenched divide and rule coupled with economic and global insecurity. Thankfully his chances are slim and falling by the day, but clear knowledge of the destructiveness of his character and vision for the US, make this a protest vote far more hate-filled and dangerous.

The 90-Second Speech That Shows Trump's English Is Worse Than His Policies

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

A rambling, disjointed speech from Donald Trump has been dug up by social media users stunned at the US presidential-hopeful’s woeful grasp of the E...

'Hello Who Is This Again?'

Judith Owen | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Judith Owen

So I just spent the morning on the phone talking about myself. No, I'm not the biggest narcissist in the world (we'll get to him later), in truth I'm promoting my latest album.

The US Secret Service Had A Very Ominous Statement After Trump Suggests Shooting Clinton

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

The US Secret Service made an ominous statement hours after Donald Trump suggested it was okay to shoot one of their security protectees - Hillary Cli...

This Is The One Joke Donald Trump Banned About Him From Brutal Comedy Central Roast

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK

When Donald Trump agreed to face a gruelling 65-minute assault of jokes from comedians they targeted his wife, his hair, his sex life and his real est...

7 Groups Of People Trump Has Offended This Week And It's Only Wednesday

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK

Donald Trump’s plan to get to the White House has struck a nihilistic tone as the Republican candidate attempted to offend every group of people in ...

Donald Trump Telling NBC's Katy Tur to 'Be Quiet' Reveals Exactly What Kind of President He'd Be

Sara McCorquodale | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Politics
Sara McCorquodale

There's something about a man telling a woman to be quiet that suggests the inroads we've made towards equality could be wiped away in one snappy put down. It reminds us that under the wrong leader things could suddenly become very fragile, start to move backwards, get a bit prehistoric.

Hillary Clinton Nomination Squeezed Out By Bill. Newspaper Says It 'Blew It'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Politics

A US newspaper has apologised for failing to include a picture of Hillary Clinton on its front page after she officially became the first woman to eve...

Walmart's Shocking Women President T-Shirt Ban Looks Very Awkward 20 Years On

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK

An embarassing news report for superstore Walmart has resurfaced in the wake of Hillary Clinton shattering the glass ceiling to become the first woman...

Watch Bernie Sanders Get Booed For Urging Supporters To Back Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Politics

The divide in the Democrat Party was laid bare when Bernie Sanders was booed by his own supporters as he urged them to back Hillary Clinton. Sanders, ...

6 WTF Moments From Trump's Republican Convention

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK Politics

British politics has changed almost beyond recognition in less than a month. The vote to ‘Brexit’ the European Union had a domino effect that saw ...

US Election Provides an Opportunity, But Little Chance of a Breakthrough for Libertarians

Carl Thomson | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Politics
Carl Thomson

The US election is shaping up to be the most divisive in modern history, with the electorate seeing both candidates as equally unpalatable. According to a CNN/ORC opinion poll earlier this month, 57% of the public said they felt negatively about Hillary Clinton, while 59% say they hold unfavourable views about Donald Trump.

Trump Is About To Get One Unpleasant Welcoming To The UK

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK

Hundreds of demonstrators are preparing to give Donald Trump a welcome to the UK he's unlikely to forget. Their 'Stand Up To Trump' protest will picke...

Barack Obama Sends Emotional Tribute Message To Jo Cox's Family

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK

Barack Obama has paid tribute to former MP Jo Cox, saying she transformed the lives of women, children and refugees across the world because of her po...

A Homecoming Through Time and Space

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

Forget the stereotype that Asian kids as shy and reserved. I was surprised myself at the level of enthusiastic participation from across the classroom: whilst I was expecting a few outgoing students to speak up for their friends, the majority of the cohort had raised a question, and even two or three at times.

Donald Trump Hit With Crushing Response For 'Ask The Gays' Boast

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK

Trump on Saudi Arabia, the Clintons, women and "the gays"— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) June 15, 2016 The queer communit...

Trump Just Got Publicly Demolished By Hillary Clinton On His Beloved Twitter Account

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK

Hillary Clinton has affirmed her credentials as a savvy social media user and a sassy political opponent by attacking one of Donald Trump's most prize...

Who Wants Billy Flynn as President?

Caroline Feraday | Posted 05.06.2016 | UK Politics
Caroline Feraday

As a Brit living in the United States, I have an up-close but outsider's view of their presidential campaign. What started as a ridiculous joke has become a serious, stark and terrifying reality - Donald Trump COULD be president of the United States, and seemingly no one can hear the little boy shouting that the emperor has no clothes on.

Report from North Carolina on the HB2 Bathroom Bill

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Politics
Simon Phillips-Hughes

Echoing history, this month the US Attorney General filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against North Carolina alleging that HB2, which requires indi...

On Democracy and Demagogues

Robin Lustig | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

Let us lift our heads from England's town halls. Let us ignore the governments of Scotland, Wales, and northern Ireland. And let us even, if we can, pay no attention at all to the next mayor of London, one of the greatest cities in the world.

The Evidence That Shows Ted Cruz Might Actually Be An Alien Lizard

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Comedy

US Senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has been accused of being many things, from a Canadian to the infamous Zodiac Killer, but si...

Brits Warned Of Travelling To The US Over Fears For LGBT Tourists' Safety

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK

The Foreign Office has issued a new warning for British LGBT travellers visiting parts of the United States in light of laws passed in some states. In...

Donald Trump Confuses 9/11 With Major Convenience Store

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK

Donald Trump managed to mix up his numbers on Monday night, accidentally referring to the 9/11 attacks as taking place on 7/11. The Republican frontr...