Category: Donald Trump

Where Fact Trumps Fiction: In Defense of Journalism

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Going through the comments section on news articles is not recommended, but if you insist on ruining your day, here is what you will find: a claim that liberals are all snowflakes (à la Tomi Lahren), a claim that Trump supporters…

UN Israeli Settlement Resolution: Obama and Trump Continue to Clash Over Foreign Policy

It appears that in the weeks preceding the inevitable onslaught of a Trump presidency, soon to be former President Barack Obama is taking several steps to prepare the United States and the world for Trump’s confrontational approach to foreign policy and cement…

The Rise of Reactionaries: An End to Ideological Politics?

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Seventeen years ago, the twenty-first century was given a rousing reception, seen as the harbinger of hopeful times in the West after the fall of the Soviet Union. Since then, unrelenting reference has been made to the implications of the…

The End of an Era: Can Trump and Brexit be Good for the Economy?

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2016 has been a historic year in the Western liberal political tradition. Events like the Brexit referendum in June, and the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the USA in November have created much uncertainty about the…

100 Days of Trump: Congress

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The final portion of Trump’s 100 day plan addresses specific actions that he would like to see undertaken in Congress. While he has a variety of priorities, many of them will result in benefits for the wealthiest Americans. These policies…