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Women to protest Trump’s inauguration

Written By: - Date published: 9:07 am, January 17th, 2017 - 37 comments

Various events are planned in protest around Trump’s inauguration. One of them is a series of marches organised by and for women. There are (at time of writing) 386 marches organised world wide, including in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.

The Trump Dossier

Written By: - Date published: 10:30 am, January 12th, 2017 - 175 comments

Buzzfeed’s release of the Dossier suggesting that Russia has considerable leverage over Donald Trump has caused ructions the effects of which will be felt for months.

The CIA Director confirmation hearings

Written By: - Date published: 11:03 am, January 10th, 2017 - 17 comments

Mike Pompey is Donald Trump’s chosen head for the CIA.  He is someone who believes in the mass collection of all metadata and combining it with all publicly available information.  Are we going to see the unprecedented destruction of rights of privacy?

Changes in the United States

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, January 8th, 2017 - 79 comments

The implications for the world of Donald Trump’s forthcoming ascendancy to the office of President of the United States.

Wikileaks unravels

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, January 8th, 2017 - 222 comments

In the space of a day Wikileaks managed to complain about another entity leaking information, threaten to dox pretty well every reporter, delete the tweet and then sound like Donald Trump.

Obama’s last days

Written By: - Date published: 10:05 am, December 30th, 2016 - 150 comments

Barak Obama is using the last few days of his presidency to do some quite radical stuff.

Facebook, fake news and Donald Trump’s election

Written By: - Date published: 9:33 am, December 26th, 2016 - 72 comments

Donald Trump’s success in the recent Presidential Election may have had a lot to do with very judicious use of targeted Facebook advertising and the proliferation of fake news stories.

Well done Murray McCully

Written By: - Date published: 7:48 pm, December 24th, 2016 - 286 comments

Murray McCully has had New Zealand co sponsor a successful Security Council resolution condemning Israel for violating International Law through its resettlement policy.

Reason #3751 progressives should oppose Donald Trump presidency

Written By: - Date published: 8:09 am, December 23rd, 2016 - 26 comments

President Donald Trump reckons that the US must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability to make the world come to its senses regarding nukes.

Keep it in the ground

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, December 22nd, 2016 - 51 comments

In the last days of the Obama presidency the current President is taking steps to protect the Arctic from oil drilling.

The first Trump ripple

Written By: - Date published: 1:17 pm, December 17th, 2016 - 96 comments

Donald Trump’s telephone call with the Taiwanese president has created a response which it seems clear he did not anticipate.

The great US climate scientist witch hunt

Written By: - Date published: 8:55 am, December 11th, 2016 - 15 comments

Donald Trump’s transition team have been quizzing state employees of the Department of Energy about their beliefs and activities in relation to climate change.  Is a clear out of those who believe climate change is a reality possible? And why is he refusing to investigate the possibility that Russia affected the Presidential election in his favour?

Trump’s broad international challenges

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, December 1st, 2016 - 10 comments

Barak Obama is leaving Donald Trump a number of international crises to face.  What will the Donald do and will he make America great again?

Everybody wants a recount

Written By: - Date published: 8:38 am, November 29th, 2016 - 100 comments

US President elect Donald Trump has expressed support for a widespread investigation of America’s electoral system

America’s broken democratic system

Written By: - Date published: 9:20 am, November 27th, 2016 - 91 comments

Through partisan control of the electoral system and continuing attempts to suppress votes America’s electoral system is in clear need of an overhaul.

Angela Merkel’s values

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, November 19th, 2016 - 30 comments

Angela Merkel has offered Donald Trump close cooperation on world issues, but with a rather important tag.

An interesting time for the Republicans

Written By: - Date published: 8:08 am, November 13th, 2016 - 55 comments

Trump is going to be a figurehead, not a president, leaving governance to an unfettered Republican machine. That machine is no friend of the disenfranchised, never was, never will be. How will Trump’s base react to being betrayed?

Post-US Election Discussion Post – day two

Written By: - Date published: 5:57 am, November 11th, 2016 - 267 comments

The daily general discussion thread about the US election.

Post-US Election Discussion Post

Written By: - Date published: 5:55 am, November 10th, 2016 - 268 comments

The Day After.

Donald Trump is good

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, November 9th, 2016 - 70 comments

Advantage suggests that there may be some good come out of the Trump campaign.

US Election Day Discussion Post 9/11/16

Written By: - Date published: 5:55 am, November 9th, 2016 - 500 comments

The day is finally here.

US Election Discussion Post 8/11/16

Written By: - Date published: 5:55 am, November 8th, 2016 - 233 comments

In order to free up Open Mike and Daily Review for other conversations we are asking that all discussion, posting of links etc on the US election go in this daily dedicated thread rather than OM or DR. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). There will continue to be author-written posts […]

US Election Discussion Post 7/11/16

Written By: - Date published: 5:55 am, November 7th, 2016 - 233 comments

Today’s post for all random comments and links on the US election.

US Election Discussion Post Weekend Edition 5/11/16

Written By: - Date published: 5:55 am, November 5th, 2016 - 250 comments

Today’s post for all random comments and links on the US election.

US Election Discussion Post 4/11/16

Written By: - Date published: 5:55 am, November 4th, 2016 - 193 comments

Today’s post for all random comments and links on the US election.

US Election Discussion Post 3/11/16

Written By: - Date published: 5:58 am, November 3rd, 2016 - 196 comments

Today’s post for all random comments and links on the US election.

US Election Discussion Post 2/11/16

Written By: - Date published: 8:09 am, November 2nd, 2016 - 177 comments

Today’s post for all random comments and links on the US election.

US Election Discussion Post 1/11/16

Written By: - Date published: 5:58 am, November 1st, 2016 - 188 comments

Today’s post for all random comments and links on the US election.

US Election Discussion Post 31/10/16

Written By: - Date published: 5:55 am, October 31st, 2016 - 131 comments

Today’s post for all random comments and links on the US election.

US Election Discussion Post weekend edition 29/10/16

Written By: - Date published: 5:14 am, October 29th, 2016 - 148 comments

The weekend post for all random comments and links on the US election.

US Election Discussion Post 28/10/16

Written By: - Date published: 5:37 am, October 28th, 2016 - 21 comments

Today’s post for all random comments and links on the US election.

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