Posts Tagged ‘trump’

Duterte the Philippino Trump? – The Human Right’s Concern in the East and West

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

While the United States was engrossed in their own tumultuous presidential election in 2016, the Philippine presidential election shared many striking similarities in both the campaign trail and the election results. The winner of the Philippine presidential election, Rodrigo Duterte, has been likened to President Trump in mannerism and charisma….
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In Defense of DACA – Protecting our DREAMers

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

The Trump administration’s unwillingness to defend Deferred Action of Child Arrivals, otherwise known as DACA, shows an apparent lack of empathy for those affected by its repeal. DACA is the result of an executive order made by former President Barack Obama in 2012 that protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation…
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Trans Rights are Human Rights – Transgender people in the military

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

President Trump’s ban on transgender people from serving in any capacity in the military is not only an exercise in ignorance, but is a step backwards from the progressive social standard set by former President Obama. Although the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in September 20, 2011 was a…
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Rescinding DACA: The End of an Era

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

On Tuesday, September 5, Attorney General, Jeff Sessions announced the end of the DACA program. Now, Congress has six months to replace DACA with a comprehensive immigration policy. DACA, or the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, was enacted in 2012 through an executive order of President Obama.  DACA was a…
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Should The President Tweet?

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Presidents using social media, specifically Twitter, is a fairly new concept. The first U.S President to do so was former President Barack Obama. Early May 2015 saw the first account on Twitter dedicated to the U.S President. Since then, not only the U.S President has used Twitter, but Presidential candidates…
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Why You Need to Watch the Presidential Debates

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

If you live in the United States of America, then you know that the first Presidential Debate occurred on Tuesday this week. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stood side-by-side, answering some of America’s biggest and most important questions regarding what they will do if elected president. Watching the Presidential debates…
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