"donald trump" blog posts
What are the US midterm elections - and why do they matter?
Politics student, Tom Laing, gives his take on the fall-out from the 2018 midterm elections and the effect the results will have on the Trump Presidency. What does the future hold?
Posted on: 9 November 2018
Our top tips to beat the Blue Monday blues this January
January blues can be tough. But what should you do when Blue Monday comes around when you're trying to prepare for your exams? From the latest political books to read to our top places to relax - we've got it all, in our Blue Monday guide.
Posted on: 15 January 2018
One year after Donald Trump’s election victory - politics as usual?
It's one year since Donald Trump was elected as President to the US. Has the Trump presidency been politics as usual, or are we witnessing a fundamentally new politics under Trump?
Posted on: 20 November 2017
Trump's changing view of Afghanistan: are private armies part of the plan?
Donald Trump has defied expectation by pledging to increase the number of US troops in Afghanistan.
Posted on: 23 August 2017
Fake news and 'post-truth' politics - a new exhibition at FACT Liverpool
A 'Newstweek' hotspot device that can intercept and alter the online articles we read on our mobiles*? A film trailer for a school-yard riot that never happened**? FACT Liverpool's 'How much of this is fiction.' exhibition brings together a wide variety of multi-media artworks that explore 'fake news' and 'post-truth' politics.
Posted on: 2 March 2017
Trump protest: "This is a pivotal time for people to stand up for what they believe"
Political protests play an important role in the democratic process and can help to build solidarity and commitment among those who participate. Attending a demonstration provides very tangible evidence that others hold similar beliefs and ideals and this can be important in building a movement for political change.
Posted on: 6 February 2017
Sweet Home Alabama - a Spotify playlist for the US presidential election
American elections and soundtracks go hand in hand. The tradition of presidential candidates having their own campaign songs goes back to the 1800s.
Posted on: 3 November 2016