Category: Donald Trump

The Alternative Reality that is Trump’s America

On January 20th, 2017, a sparse crowd assembled to watch as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. Although, according to a photo posted in the White House Press Gallery by the…

Repealing Obamacare: Have They Thought it Through?

Ahead of the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act on March 23rd, House Democratic Leaders held a press conference to highlight the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for America’s families and small businesses. In evaluating the immediate effects of…

Julius Grey on Inequality

MIR is pleased to present the next video in our ongoing series, Multiculturalism in the Age of Trump:

Julius Grey, renowned civil rights lawyer and former McGill Law Professor (1977-2002), on democracy’s incompatibility with staggering income inequality in contemporary capitalist economies

Video Production:

Kate Chamberlin

Benjamin Aloi

 

The Jerusalem Question

President Trump has declared his intention to move the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The proposed move is much more than a simple relocation; it has the potential to reignite violence in the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict.…

I am Woman, Hear Me March

“The next 1,459 days of the Trump administration will be 1,459 days of resistance: Resistance on the ground, resistance in the classrooms, resistance on the job, resistance in our art and in our music.”  Angela Davis The past week has…

An Open Letter to Anyone that is Afraid

As I witnessed Donald Trump’s inauguration, I struggled to find a silver lining that made me feel the slightest bit optimistic. Over the course of his campaign, and the chaos that ensued across America, I only ever felt anger and…

Trump’s Wall: A Divide in US-Mexico Relations

President Trump is gearing up to follow through on his campaign promise to strengthen border security and cut down illegal immigration by building a wall between Mexico and the United States. The wall’s purpose would be to attempt to lower…