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The age of Trump: Day 13

It’s day 13 in the age of You Know Who, and the partridges in the pear trees have gone home or been eaten, but the damn bananas are still running the republic. Mr. Bannon talks about war as if it…

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The age of Trump: Day 17

Dear Friends, Today I made the uncomfortable decision to cancel a work trip to Germany. I was invited as a member of the UN Volunteers Experts Group to help plan the global report on Volunteerism. I was looking forward to…

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The age of Trump

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini has been journaling events following the accession of Donald Trump to the Presidency.   Day 6 Today, the madman in the White House signed an order that could mean that next time outside the US they could bar…

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The age of Trump: Days 10 and 11

Day 10 And on the 10th day in the age of Trump… I lost my capacity to write a sentence or saying anything without swearing. Exhaustion is creeping in. Also it’s Monday and reality TV life has to give in…

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The age of Trump: Days 8 and 9

Day 8 Today, apart from trying to understand what’s going on, the question has been ‘how do you maintain normalcy when all of a sudden you feel like you’re in a vast open prison?’ My apologies to my American friends…

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The age of Trump: Days 6 and 7

Day 6 Ok folks, today the madman in the White House signed an order that could mean that next time I travel outside the US (i.e. February 6th), they could bar me from entry on my return because…. I’m a…

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What Trump’s election means for women

I never believed in the so-called free market, free elections, democracy, humanity, peace, love, friendship, cooperation, civilization, or any of the other beautiful words which were used to hide the most brutal actions against women and the poor; actions used…

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Trump’s success is the media’s failure

The U.S. media should be asking itself some tough questions about the escalating division and violence around the Trump presidential campaign. Not only has our national media failed to recognize the social crisis fuelling the electorate’s rebellion against establishment candidates,…

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