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One Year of President Biden: A Progressive Revolution or an Uninspiring Façade?

One Year of President Biden: A Progressive Revolution or an Uninspiring Façade?

Amidst a pandemic, economic crisis, and increasing political polarisation it is fair to say that President Biden has faced a difficult first year but has it really been a progressive revolution, or was it just an uninspiring façade?
US election 2020: Your guide to election night

US election 2020: Your guide to election night

On Tuesday 3rd November, America will go to the polls to vote…
US election 2020: Who’s going to win?

US election 2020: Who’s going to win?

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy explores Trump’s shock victory, the 2020 polls, and possible scenarios that could ensue after the US presidential election – for instance, if Trump loses, will he actually go away?
Capitalism, global inequality and the climate crisis

Capitalism, global inequality and the climate crisis

Capitalism and the climate crisis are inexplicably linked, and to save our planet we must adopt a more sustainable system, writes Luisa Bax
Back to reality: talking to a returning year abroad student

Back to reality: talking to a returning year abroad student

Moving to a different country has it’s challenges, we speak to Charlotte who has recently returned from America about her experiences
Democratic candidates show why beating Trump will not be easy

Democratic candidates show why beating Trump will not be easy

Archie Earle delves into an analysis of the most recent Democratic Primary debate in the US
We must protect the NHS from privatisation

We must protect the NHS from privatisation

Liv Stringer argues against the privatisation of the NHS, writing that we should be defending this institution and not let our country’s healthcare become like that in America
Raf Simons takes his Calvins off

Raf Simons takes his Calvins off

Despite being one of the most respected pioneers in Fashion, Raf Simons and his ambitious creative vision makes a shock departure from Calvin Klein
Review: Blindspotting

Review: Blindspotting

Oakland-born rapper Daveed Diggs of Hamilton fame joined forces with poet-come-rapper Rafael Casal to write and star in Blindspotting.
What does the Pittsburgh shooting say about far right politics?

What does the Pittsburgh shooting say about far right politics?

Nimo Omer looks at the dangers of spreading far-right ideals following Saturday’s Pittsburgh shooting
Why it matters if Brett Kavanaugh gets selected for the Supreme Court

Why it matters if Brett Kavanaugh gets selected for the Supreme Court

Leah Marlow explores the case of Brett Kavanaugh and how the defence of his behaviour by other American politicians the misogyny that prevails in American politics under the Trump administration.
America’s incurable illness

America’s incurable illness

Parkland might seem to have shaken the United States, but the gun debate will go on as insoluble as ever

Review: Impractical Jokers

American pranksters humbly donate all proceeds of their Manchester Arena show to the We Love Manchester Fund

America vs. North Korea: who really misses out?

Two men and a lot of weapons of mass destruction.

Manchester man caught up in Las Vegas horror shooting

Man from Fallowfield caught up in Las Vegas shooting that has reportedly resulted in 59 deaths and over 500 casualties

Review: The National – Sleep well beast

The strength of The National’s seventh album establishes themselves as a truly prominent American band

Review: The Great Wall

While this Chinese-American fantasy adventure may succeed in visual spectacle, there’s little else ‘great’ about Damon’s latest blockbuster

Review: La La Land

La La Land is an homage to jazz which neglects to ultimately pay any viable homage to jazz

Presidential pondering: A philosophical analysis

What are the real reasons that made the American public choose Trump to be their commander-in-chief, and what does it mean for the United States?

Conspiracy theories take centre stage

Elliot Mills exposes the ridiculous arguments of today’s ‘conspiracy theorists’, of whom many helped Donald Trump win the Presidency

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