Politics

What Impact Will The Trump Years Have On The Environment?

Contributed Post (source) Trying to predict the impact of Donald Trump’s presidency on anything is rather like trying to herd cats. As we come closer to the anniversary of Trump’s election, the only thing that is certain about this administration is that… nothing is certain. Staff members come and go; the debate changes; arguments and distractions fly around with wild abandon. Nevertheless, the issue of climate change is such an important one that it has to be considered. What impact will 45 have on the climate? Sadly, it has to be acknowledged that the signs aren’t good. The Administration vs. The Environment Climate scientists have long been suggesting that there is a point of no return when it comes to the world coping with environmental…
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American Politics: Is Foreign Terrorism Really A Threat?

Contributed Post President Donald Trump would have citizens believe that the threat of terrorism from overseas is worthy of concern. However, many experts claim the biggest risks the average people face come from close to home. During the next few years, the President will forge a new foreign policy based on the suggestions of his advisors. The issue is that many of those professionals seem to misrepresent the danger American people face from those in the Arab and Islamic world. So, this article will take a look at some of the issues the President should take seriously moving forward. How many people die from foreign terrorist attacks in the US? 3024 since 1975 Road deaths According to a top personal injury attorney, there were no…
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What Goes Into Organising a National Election?

Contributed Post Somewhere in the world, national elections are held every year. For most countries, an election comes around every 4 or 5 years, sometimes sooner. It’s the time when power is handed to people, who can then choose who they want to represent them at the highest levels. Of course, democracy is always about debating and deciding which way forward is best for the people of a particular country. But what actually goes into an election? What are the most important pillars of an election? Read on to find out. Each Country Has Its Own Format There are so many different types of government and democracy out there. And if you’re interested in learning more about them, you should do some further research. There…
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EU Stability Issues Raise Concern After Brexit

Contributed Post People in the UK voted out of Europe in a recent referendum that has become the cause of much confusion around the world. Most experts claim the decision came out of fear, and that the British people just wanted to rebel against their government. Whatever the cause behind the vote, one thing is painfully clear; Brexit is having some terrible consequences for other countries inside the EU. At the moment, leaders have no idea how the UK will deal with the situation, and that is raising many stability concerns. Picture What are the reasons for Brexit? As mentioned a moment ago, the reasons for Brexit are somewhat unclear. However, many UK citizens claim they voted to leave Europe for the following benefits: Regaining…
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Electoral Fraud: Boogeyman, or a Genuine Problem?

Contributed Post Wikipedia With so many people unhappy with the way elections have turned out over the past couple of years – including a particular one that occurred sometime in November 2016 – concerns about electoral fraud seem to have become more prevalent in the news and on social media over the past year or so. In fact, many politicians seem to be preemptively complaining about electoral fraud before the elections have even taken place. Still, most of the complaints seem to take place afterwards. Should we simply chalk all of this up to “sore losing”? Are people only crying out “electoral fraud” because they didn’t get the result they wanted? Well, that may very well be the case for many people. But others may…
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