With the primaries in full swing, it is very evident that the gloves are off! For some of the more fringe members of the Democratic Party, it is an opportunity to get their jabs in on some of the front runners. I think we all expected the fists to come out swinging but unfortunately, for those watching, it was rather uneventful.
Mr Corbyn. Hailed by many as the virtuous and morally influential saviour of our great nation. But, is he? He has also been submerged in waves of scrutiny for his socialist policies, arguably undemocratic conduct and his questionable ‘extremist’ links.
With big proponents of socialism, such as Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Jeremy Corbyn, rising in popularity, we can begin to question whether a ‘true socialist’ society would be mutually beneficial to everyone. The idea of financial equality and prosperity across the board with a, more or less, eliminated poverty line sounds absolutely fantastic, doesn’t it?
Mark Zuckerberg and the team at Facebook have decided to implement a ‘News’ tab into their site. The plan is to pay publications an agreed sum of money to have their news articles on the ‘News’ tab in exchange for what is effectively a shameless marketing plug, for Facebook and its services.
When David Cameron called the referendum in 2016, he did it to shut up the Brexiteers. It was supposed to be a democratic solution that would eliminate scepticism of the desire of the people to leave the EU. David Cameron, and a lot of the remain campaign, didn’t see Brexit coming and in a lot of cases, didn’t anticipate having to act on it.
Yesterday, the United States was hit by another mass shooting. A white man, believed to be in his mid-30’s was shot dead in the city of Odessa, Texas after having killed 7 and injuring a further 22.
Brexit. Our good friend, Brexit. When conversations turn political at the local boozer, we can guarantee you’ll be there. When it is a particularly slow news day for publications and networks, we can count on you to fill the gap.