Category: Donald Trump

The Deep and Dark Web of International Politics

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The Internet is an ubiquitous entity. It dominates the lives and practices of many. The birth of the World Wide Web in 1989 marked an unprecedented expansion of information and communication, with a remarkable risk – reward ratio. Since the advent…

Jeff Sessions and Relationships with Russia

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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On March 1st, allegations arose of US Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, communicating with the Russian ambassador to the US during Trump’s campaign. This occurred after Sessions was questioned about relationships between Trump’s administration and The Kremlin during his confirmation hearings in…

Trump’s Fake News Love Affair

Steve Bannon, Donald Trump's chief strategist and former executive of Breitbart.
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Politicians have a reputation for lying. They are often painted as twisting and manipulating the truth to fit their agenda. Yet even in a profession replete with so many dishonest people, Donald Trump and his alternative facts team truly stand…

Bonfire of Rules: How the Trump Administration’s Financial Deregulation Frenzy Is Putting Americans At Risk

The Trump administration is committed to aggressively push for deregulation, especially within the financial sector.

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On February 6th 2017, American money manager Frank Casey gave a talk at McGill on his instrumental role as a whistleblower in the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. His enthralling account of the scandal served as a scathing indictment of the…

Sanctuary Cities: A Last Hope

On January 25, Donald trump passed the fourth executive order of his Presidency. The order is framed under the guise of “Enhancing the Public Safety in the Interior of the United States.” It is cracking down on the enforcement of immigration…