Russia Stokes Shutdown Fire

#SchumerShutdown threatened to take over Twitter in the wake of the current US government shutdown. However, a little digging into the accounts pushing the hashtag found that they were predominantly Russian bots. Once again entangling the Trump and the Grand Old Party with Russia. The hashtag regardless became a GOP and White House favourite as they attempt to push the blame of the shutdown onto … Continue reading Russia Stokes Shutdown Fire

Membership for the Democratic Socialists of America triples after the 2016 Election

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