Somehow it’s happened - Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th President of the United States and the world has been left reeling from the news this morning. There is of course the very human and very local impact of this result for America. Not only has the country emerged deeply divided this morning, there is a growing and valid fear among minorities that if Trump follows … [Read more...] about What does a Trump Presidency mean for climate change?
Eoin Drones: a note on a year of political tumult
I have said it before and I will say it again: Bernie was our last hope as a species. As Roosevelt famously said: ‘the seeds of fascism are sown in misery and want’. America has been on a downward trajectory since Bush usurped Al Gore in 2000, so it stands to reason that a protest candidate would eventually capitalise on the misery and want created by a presidential tenure as … [Read more...] about Eoin Drones: a note on a year of political tumult
Emmys 2016: winners, losers and political bruisers
Newcomers rose to the top, but old favourites stole the limelight; the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards left no stone unturned as outspoken speeches made headlines of their own right. The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story (albeit a bit of a mouthful) dealt the biggest blow to the trophy-case, stealing five of the major awards, including four acting awards and the award for … [Read more...] about Emmys 2016: winners, losers and political bruisers