Donald Trump Tag

As the election of 2015 had redefined the fate and perception of the superpower that is the United States of America, the election of 2020 is touted to make even bigger waves in the global scenario. This is owed to the deep dark abyss that is the Electoral College, as well as Donald Trump’s interspersed measures from time to time to carry on his incumbency....

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The power and viability of social media as a tool to change narratives altogether have changed and this has occurred throughout the watershed election of 2016. A sharp discontinuity can be observed which has forced us to question- how much exactly of our life’s decisions are now being unassumingly affected by data, codes, and algorithms? It all began when revenue generation in the form of...

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tariffs

“By the time products get to the consumer, most of the cost is in labour and other materials and not the raw steel and aluminum. There will be some impact, but it won’t be that noticeable to your average consumer, nor will there be much effect on the U.S. production of steel and aluminum.” As claimed by Dickens, Distinguished Professor of Economics and Social Policy...

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The House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump. Now, the Republican-controlled Senate has the power to decide his fate. The Senate could hold an impeachment trial as early as January. However, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has already indicated that she is in no hurry to send the two House-passed articles of impeachment to the Senate. These articles can trigger a trial of the president.   Jeremy Paul...

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The United States of America has been imposing a commercial, financial, and economic embargo on Cuba since February 7, 1962. As of 2018, six statutes have been maintaining the embargo enforced on Cuba. Whereas most transactions of Cuba with the U.S have been prohibited, the trade embargo remains in place. Even though the diplomatic relations have been restored between the two since 2015, a drift...

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The world today is obsessed with economic growth and prosperity. Morally bankrupt politicians, like Donald Trump and Boris Johnson, have won the vote of the people in the name of greater economic prosperity. In the process, they have demonised and otherised anyone that doesn’t fit into their vote bank. On grounds of religion, they have contributed to widespread islamophobia. The xenophobic rhetoric employed against refugees...

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2018

Journalism had proclaimed the year of 2017 as the year of ‘fake news’, as the ominous quote, “Democracy dies in darkness” became its newspaper slogan. It was also marked by society becoming interested again in the mainstream media outlets, as there was a significant increase in subscriptions and page views. Donald Trump’s “covfefe” became the major news story (something which is mainly occupied by serious...

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Recently, the White House announced that it would not cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry and in a letter to Democratic House leaders, called it an illegitimate effort “to overturn the results of the 2016 election.” According to White House counsel Pat A. Cipollone, the White House considers the impeachment inquiry illegitimate because the House never formally voted for it. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced during a press conference that...

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On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump took a pledge to faithfully examine the office of the President of the United States and to do the best to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States. However, it seems he could not do as promised.Various people and groups proclaimed that the US President, Donald Trump has been involved in various impeachable activities before...

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An impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump was initiated on September 24, 2019 by Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, in a televised speech. The inquiry was announced in the wake of an anonymous whistleblower report that alleged abuse of power, and then cover-up by US President Donald Trump during his presidency. For the fourth time ever in American history, the House of Representatives has launched an impeachment inquiry into a...

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