Comment: Complacency will win Trump the White House

If the Democrat’s don’t keep their eye on the ball for 2020, we’re most likely due a repeat of the 2016 result. Here’s why. On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Donald Trump performed a historic upset. After an entire campaign in…

Qualified Without a Degree

Bader Almutawa In this day and age, most jobs require that the applicant has a degree in a related field. For example, an accountant most likely has at least a bachelor’s degree in accounting. A mechanical engineer with a postgraduate…

Why Trump makes us afraid: an analysis of the POTUS

The US president is continual fascination to those on all ends of the political spectrum, but what makes him so frightening is perhaps the most counterintuitive element of his entire political persona. This article explores Trump’s approach to the concept of the political.

House Speaker tells LSE: “no chance” of US–UK trade deal with hard border Brexit

Image courtesy of the LSE US Centre. Nancy Pelosi, speaking at LSE, warned the UK not to harm the Good Friday Agreement if there is to be any free trade deal with the US. Speaker of the US House of…

We might not hate Trump’s wall forever

A review of Professor Callahan’s documentary Great Walls It was with unexpectedly good timing that I visited the Great Wall during a reading week trip to Beijing, barely a week before Professor Callahan’s documentary came out. As I watched the…

Trump, and the Aftermath: A Divided America

Ever since Trump’s election as President in 2016, his reign of misinformation and populism has seemed to go unchecked. The impacts of his term in office have often made headline news, sparked fury amongst liberals, and drawn raucous approval from…

This Is Just The Beginning For Global Trumpism

Features Editor Andrew Solender analyzes the trajectory of far-right, populist movements in Europe and around the globe, and sees no end in sight for the decline of Western liberal democracy. There was a moment, last year, when the tumult and…

Are Trump Voters Right To Fear The Authoritarian Deep State?

The authoritarian ‘deep state’ in Washington showed its face this week, amplifying Trump’s call to drain the swamp. This week The New York Times published an article titled ‘I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration’ anonymously. The…

LSE Students Join Protests Against Trump’s Visit

Yesterday, President Trump’s visit to London was met with fierce protest, including that by LSE students. Around 250,000 people joined the protest starting at BBC studios in London and progressing past Regent Street and finishing in Trafalgar Square. A special…

Why Stormy Daniels is important to the #MeToo movement

Porn star Stormy Daniels is currently suing US President Donald Trump over a non-disclosure agreement relating to an alleged affair between the pair in 2006. She revealed in a CBS interview that she had been offered $130,000 ‘hush’ money, and…