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What are the costs behind Trump's economic proposals?

As he makes another White House bid in 2024, tariff hikes -- this time on all US imports -- are again on the table.

Trump’s impunity and the Republican Party meltdown

Trump is more a symptom rather than the cause of the current political crisis in the US.

Analysis / What US economic measures can be expected if Trump is reelected?

From tax cuts to new trade conflict with China, re-electing Trump will have a major economic impact

AI generated photos of Trump getting arrested goes viral online

The photos surfaced first on Twitter, eventually got shared across multiple social media platforms and were generated by AI, as experts and fact-checkers have confirmed. 

Eating the Last Cannibal

For political figures like Trump and Putin, courage is redefined as a willingness to break the state’s laws if the state’s own interests – or their own – demand it. The implication is that civilisation endures only if there are brave patriots who will do the dirty work. This is a decidedly right-wing form of “heroism.” It is easy to act nobly on behalf of one’s country – short of sacrificing one’s life for it – but only the strong of heart can bring themselves to commit crimes for it.

Kanye West’s top outbursts

Kanye West has been around the music block for decades, creating musical masterpieces for several generations. From being musically gifted to being one of the most sought-after designers in his own right, Kanye has raved the world over many times. That being said, the rapper has made the headlines uncountable times due to his public outbursts compared to his music.

BOOK REVIEW: FICTION / Amitava Kumar's 'A Time Outside This Time': An elegant meditation on the lies we tell

At the start of Amitava Kumar’s latest novel, A Time Outside This Time (Aleph Book Company, 2021), the main character Satya, an Indian-born US-based journalist, is at a swanky artists’ retreat in Italy where he is reading 1984

Trump calls coronavirus Democrats' 'new hoax'

President Donald Trump lashed out on Friday at Democrats who have questioned his handling of the coronavirus threat, calling their criticism a new “hoax” intended to undermine his leadership.

Ex-Trump campaign boss Manafort sentenced to 47 months

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is sentenced to nearly four years in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising Ukrainian politicians, much less than what was called for under sentencing guidelines.

May 23, 2024
May 23, 2024

What are the costs behind Trump's economic proposals?

As he makes another White House bid in 2024, tariff hikes -- this time on all US imports -- are again on the table.

February 5, 2024
February 5, 2024

Trump’s impunity and the Republican Party meltdown

Trump is more a symptom rather than the cause of the current political crisis in the US.

January 25, 2024
January 25, 2024

What US economic measures can be expected if Trump is reelected?

From tax cuts to new trade conflict with China, re-electing Trump will have a major economic impact

March 22, 2023
March 22, 2023

AI generated photos of Trump getting arrested goes viral online

The photos surfaced first on Twitter, eventually got shared across multiple social media platforms and were generated by AI, as experts and fact-checkers have confirmed. 

January 2, 2023
January 2, 2023

Eating the Last Cannibal

For political figures like Trump and Putin, courage is redefined as a willingness to break the state’s laws if the state’s own interests – or their own – demand it. The implication is that civilisation endures only if there are brave patriots who will do the dirty work. This is a decidedly right-wing form of “heroism.” It is easy to act nobly on behalf of one’s country – short of sacrificing one’s life for it – but only the strong of heart can bring themselves to commit crimes for it.

October 29, 2022
October 29, 2022

Kanye West’s top outbursts

Kanye West has been around the music block for decades, creating musical masterpieces for several generations. From being musically gifted to being one of the most sought-after designers in his own right, Kanye has raved the world over many times. That being said, the rapper has made the headlines uncountable times due to his public outbursts compared to his music.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

Amitava Kumar's 'A Time Outside This Time': An elegant meditation on the lies we tell

At the start of Amitava Kumar’s latest novel, A Time Outside This Time (Aleph Book Company, 2021), the main character Satya, an Indian-born US-based journalist, is at a swanky artists’ retreat in Italy where he is reading 1984

February 29, 2020
February 29, 2020

Trump calls coronavirus Democrats' 'new hoax'

President Donald Trump lashed out on Friday at Democrats who have questioned his handling of the coronavirus threat, calling their criticism a new “hoax” intended to undermine his leadership.

March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019

Ex-Trump campaign boss Manafort sentenced to 47 months

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is sentenced to nearly four years in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising Ukrainian politicians, much less than what was called for under sentencing guidelines.

January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019

Trump recognises opposition leader as Venezuela's interim president

The Trump administration ratchets up pressure on Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, announcing US recognition of the country's opposition leader as interim president and signaling potential new sanctions against its vital oil sector.

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