There are roughly 32,000 gun deaths per year in the United States. 60% of these deaths are suicides, 3% are accidental death and the rest (37%) are classified as homicides. However, this figure used to be worse according to CNN, between 2001 and 2014, only 369 Americans were killed by terrorism at home or abroad, whilst a staggering 440,095 were killed by guns on American … Continue reading The attacks Trump won’t talk about
On the European leg of his book tour for ‘Our Revolution‘, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders stepped out on stage at the O2 Brixton Academy. With six days to go before the UK General Election, Sanders arrived in London greeted by an audience of 5,000 passionate admirers eager to hear what the great man had to say. With issues of social justice, inequality and the environment key to both … Continue reading Bernie in Brixton!
Those of you knowledgeable of American Presidential history, or scandal, will recognise 1974 as one of the US’ most politically turbulent year, or it was until now. 42 years later Donald Trump has 42 years later Donald Trump has been elected US President, it has taken him five months to fire his FBI Director and find himself swamped in scandal. For Richard M. Nixon, the only US … Continue reading Making America 1974 Again!
Although he may not have been successful in becoming the Democratic candidate to go against Donald Trump, it appears that Bernie Sanders’ legacy is only just beginning to come into fruition. If there is one thing that we can credit Sanders with it is the introduction of the concept of ‘democratic socialism’ to the mainstream political discourse in the US despite already being a well-established … Continue reading Membership for the Democratic Socialists of America triples after the 2016 Election
Today President Trump ordered several hundred marines to be deployed into Syria. The heavily armed marines have been sent out with a mass of artillery guns. According to US officials, the marines are pre-positioning howitzers in order to support and assist local Syrian forces. Alongside the seven hundred US marines being sent to Syrian a further thousand troops are being prepared for deployment in Kuwait. … Continue reading Why Has the U.S. Just Invaded Syria?