us election Articles
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?
Could Covid-19 defeat the Trump Administration?
A week of disaster and scandal for the Trump administration, coupled with a blatant disregard for the dangers of Covid, could cost the President the election, argues Joe McFadden
Believing in Bernie is believing in the planet
Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal is the only viable plan for the planet in this year’s Presidential election, argues Tallulah Brennan
Female scientists sign letter against hate
Following Trump’s victory in the US election, nearly 9,000 women have signed an open letter against the “hateful rhetoric that was given a voice” against science and hate
War on drugs: Fabric reopens the debate
With new rules put in place, Fabric is due to reopen, and with it the age-long debate on drugs is back
Consumerism: always on the rise
From politics to the holiday season, globalisation and consumerism have given celebrity culture too much control over our lives
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
Two slogans that define our world
Ollie Potter looks at how the results of the Brexit referendum and the US Election were surprising yet anticipated; the people are sick of the status quo
Why was Trump elected?
A look back into the devastating economic and social wounds of fairly recent American history can help us to understand Trump’s success
Fight breaks out in SU bar during US election overnight broadcast
A fight broke out during the overnight broadcast of the US Presidential elections in the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union bar, which saw Donald Trump elected President
30days40songs – the art of the protest song
Jacob Hopkins explores the 30days40songs project — a rare revival of protest music in the build-up to the US Presidential Election
The Save the Date campaign: A great idea ruined by propaganda
With voter turnout remaining a prevalent issue in US politics, have we been using the power of celebrity and social media for good?
‘Orc Assassin’ gets elected to State Senate
WoW player Colleen Lachowicz has been elected to the Maine State Senate
An American abroad: Obama’s re-election
With a Republican house, this American feels Obama has, and will continue to be a (relative) force for good.