Category: Trump

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Oprah vs Trump in 2020?

Oprah, Democrats have turned their lonely eyes to you. Still smarting from somehow forfeiting the White House to a popular TV celebrity, bruised and bemused Democrats are longing, it seems, for another popular TV celebrity to win it back soon. So, the chatter about President Oprah has begun in earnest and could, in time, gather…

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Palestinian refugees live in awe of Trump again cuts

Bethlehem, occupied West Bank – Palestinians living in refugee camps have expressed deep alarm over US threats to potentially cut funding for a relief agency tasked with providing aid and services to them. For nearly 70 years, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) has been the lifeline to the more than…

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‘We put our man on top’, Trump mentioned on MBS, book claims

US President Donald Trump took credit for Saudi Arabia’s political shakeup which resulted in the elevation of Mohammed bin Salman to the position of crown prince last year, according to a startling account of his administration’s first year in the White House. The suggested claim is included in Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,…

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The tragedy and blessing that is Trump

The real tragedy of US President Donald Trump is that he swept in Republican majorities with him. In his first year in office, the only serious bill he passed was the tax cuts. But Mitch McConnell, majority leader in the Senate, and Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, wanted tax cuts as much or more…

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Hanan Ashrawi to Trump: ‘We would now not be blackmailed’

A senior Palestinian official has responded with defiance to Donald Trump’s threat via Twitter to cut aid to the Palestinian Authority. Hanan Ashrawi’s rebuke followed the US president’s tweet admitting that the Middle East peace process was in difficulty and warning Palestinians that they could lose US aid worth more than $300m a year. “We…

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The 7 issues to glimpse out for from Donald Trump in 2018

Donald Trump’s first year in office was jam-packed. The US president attempted to turn Washington, DC, on its head, governing with the unpredictable, titillating and surreal style of a reality-show celebrity. And there’s no indication 2018 will be any different. Here are some things to watch out for next year: 1. Mueller’s Trump-Russia investigation Special…

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Historical past of the enviornment at year 1 after Trump

The world has endured one complete and completely calamitous year of Donald Trump, the president of the United States – “Mr President”, as Americans reverentially refer to him.  After a tumultuous and deeply divisive presidential campaign, in a free and fair general election, Americans elected a notoriously racist, consistently misogynistic, white supremacist, xenophobic, real estate…

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A yr of science below Trump

Somehow, some way, we have made it to the end of 2017. And what a long year it’s been. Looking back, it is almost unbelievable how much damage the Trump administration has done since the inauguration. From straining international relations to enriching corporations at the expense of poor Americans, the policies the president has championed…

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The keep is the mass resistance against Trump?

In the cacophonous age of Donald Trump, Americans would do well to recall Isaac Newton’s Third Law: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Americans would be wise not only to remember this axiom of physics and, indeed, politics, but they must be prepared to exercise it finally and emphatically, en masse,…