The Democratic Establishment Will Continue to Suppress it’s Progressive Wing

With the midterms only a matter of months away, one of the key questions for the Democrats is what direction will the party go in. Many of its supporters in big metropolitan cities have been putting forward the case for the party to move to the left, especially after how successful Bernie Sanders was during the 2016 election. However, the party machine, has neglected to … Continue reading The Democratic Establishment Will Continue to Suppress it’s Progressive Wing

Trump, and Conte, are right about Russia. . . they should be readmitted to the G7

As the G7 concludes its meeting for another year, it had be marred by the disputes between the leaders of the other six nations and the US over the recent introduction of tariffs on goods and resources such as steel. One of the most interesting things to emerge out of the meeting was the near unanimous denunciation of Trump’s call for Russia to re-join the … Continue reading Trump, and Conte, are right about Russia. . . they should be readmitted to the G7

It’s not the Economy Stupid. It’s Protectionism

Over the last three years there have been four key phenomena in the United States and the United Kingdom, these are the rise of Donald Trump, the surprising success of Bernie Sanders, Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader. All four of these events have something in common. . . a protectionist trade policy. Much of the media talk relating to the rise of … Continue reading It’s not the Economy Stupid. It’s Protectionism

Democrats risk a 2016 re-run with the current frontrunners

The other day a new poll was released for the 2020 Democratic New Hampshire Primary, the two frontrunners were Elizabeth Warren who polled 26 per cent, while in second place it was former Vice-President, Joe Biden, on 20 per cent. If it turns out that these two end up competing for the Democratic nomination in 2020, it risks the Democrats re-running 2016. The main reason … Continue reading Democrats risk a 2016 re-run with the current frontrunners

Ryan’s Departure isn’t too bad for the GOP

When the news emerged that Paul Ryan, Vice-Presidential candidate in 2012, was stepping down not only from his role as Speaker of the House of Representatives but also as a Congressman at the upcoming midterm elections, this November, much of the response was of a Republican party bracing itself for heavy defeats, however this is not necessarily the case. The governing party usually suffers heavily … Continue reading Ryan’s Departure isn’t too bad for the GOP

Amy Klobuchar will be the 2020 Election’s Dark Horse

In the wake of Donald Trump’s surprise victory in November 2016, the talk immediately went to whom from the Democratic Party will challenge him in 2020. We are now only about a year away from the first names to officially declare, and some are already on manoeuvres — see Kirsten Gillibrand’s believing that Bill Clinton should have been impeached, Elizabeth Warren making donations to the … Continue reading Amy Klobuchar will be the 2020 Election’s Dark Horse