All posts tagged Obama

Selfie to Self-Expression

It’s something we’re all guilty of: the selfie. Admittedly, as I press the button to take the snap I capture a hypocrite who also preaches about the selfie being a […]

Why the travel ban won’t bring a halt to terrorist threat in the US

President Trump, after being in office for 12 days, signed 18 executive orders and memorandums. Surprisingly, the figure falls one short of the executive orders and memorandums signed by President […]

Obama’s Foreign Policy: Triumphs and Missteps

Barack Obama took office in 2009 with the upmost confidence that he would be able to dramatically improve America’s relationships with many states around the world. Eight years down the […]

The UN’s indictment of Israel damages the Israel-Palestine peace process

The UN’s absurd indictment of Israel is a detriment to the Israel-Palestine peace process The 23rd of December gave light to the pernicious United Nation’s Security Council Resolution 2334. The […]

The Real Consequences Of Italy’s Referendum : Another Fallen Domino?

Matteo Renzi, Italian PM, has resigned after a heavy defeat in a referendum on the Italian Constitution. Renzi’s attempts to reform the deadlocked political system, investing more power in the […]

Why Trump’s Victory Is Not a Shock.

“I didn’t actually think he would win”, “I’m so surprised Trump won”, “I’m in shock”. I’m not being cynical but why do people say these things? Are you surprised that […]

The Deafening Silence: Has Saudi Arabia Gone Too Far?

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is perhaps ‘the most violent and abusive of all autocracies,’ because of its dependence on violence and oppression against the human rights of its population. According to Ali al-Ahmed from the Institute […]

Hamilton Vs Trump

With the American election rapidly approaching, the whole world is raked with anxiety about this year’s candidates. And surprisingly enough, this year’s campaign has been captured in ‘Hamilton’: the phenomena […]

Documentary Double-Bill: Ava Duvernay’s 13th

13th takes its name from the amendment to the United States Constitution introduced in 1865, which abolished slavery and any form of involuntary service. Except for as punishment for a crime. […]