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Category : Elections

Michelle Obama ‘ape in heels’ case is just the beginning

‘This is not something that we can ignore. It’s not something that we can just sweep under the rug’.   Just a few weeks ago, Michelle Obama stood in front of an audience comprised of hundreds of her advocates, publicly…

0 Comments / 29/12/2016

Gambia riven by revenge

Early hopes that Gambia can prove a bright spot in 2016 by moving to a democracy seem to be hanging in the balance.   President Yahya Jammeh’s U-turn on accepting the election results that were won by his challenger Adama…

0 Comments / 13/12/2016

François Fillon may be Thatcheresque but he’s no Thatcher

To everyone’s surprise, the former French Prime Minister beat all his rivals at the primary for the Centre-Right, including Nicolas Sarkozy, who only reached third place. Indeed, with a majority of 69.5 per cent — against 30.5 per cent for…

1 Comment / 08/12/2016

Welcome to America! Now Prove You Belong Here

It’s been sixty years since Executive Order 9066 was abandoned, yet for most people that fact means very little. Americans and non-American’s alike, are still largely unaware of the forced relocation of hundreds of thousands of Japanese-Americans in the early…

0 Comments / 07/12/2016

Mrs Clinton – The Controversial Legacy

2016 was not the year that Hillary Rodham Clinton expected to hang up her political pantsuit. But now the fate of the U.S. is out of her hands; only the divisive legacy remains   An advocate for female progression  …

0 Comments / 25/11/2016