All posts by Aakash Bhatia

COMMENT: Should we pay attention to polls?

COMMENT: Should we pay attention to polls?

Polls have played a big part in many of the biggest political events throughout 2016 and 2017 so far. Normally, polls are trustworthy and often a near spot on prediction for the outcomes of elections or referendums. However, the 2016…
Tories fined for campaign spending failures

Tories fined for campaign spending failures

The start of 2017 has not been kind to the Conservative party so far… Brexit blow-backs and clashes with the House of the Lords and with the SNP have dominated news cycles throughout the first quarter of the year. Now,…
Trump edges away from two-state Israel-Palestine solution

Trump edges away from two-state Israel-Palestine solution

President Trump is subtly backing out of a 20-year-old commitment to the establishment of a sovereign Palestinian state with borders separate from Israel as highlighted in the Middle East Peace agreement Governments around the world have been pushing for a…
Trump’s Cabinet Picks

Trump’s Cabinet Picks

Trump’s inauguration day has passed and now it’s time to take a hard look at his new cabinet picks Every new president picks their own cabinet members who are then approved by various senators. Cabinet members include the Secretary of…
Biden 2020!

Biden 2020!

After a turbulent and rather unexpected 2016 American election, sitting Vice-President Joe Biden announced that he will consider running for president in the 2020 election Many people know Biden as a result of his recent uprising in the meme universe…
Trump vows to repeal TPP

Trump vows to repeal TPP

President-Elect Donald Trump clearly stated that repealing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was one of his main priorities from the day he moves into office. The TPP has been signed by 12 member states, but still requires ratification. Trump has been…
Australian senate rejects proposal on gay marriage vote

Australian senate rejects proposal on gay marriage vote

Marriage equality has been a prevalent controversial topic in Australia for a few months now. Earlier in October the labour party rejected a proposal to hold a plebiscite to decide whether or not gay marriage should be legal. An Australian…
Walloons hold back CETA trade deal

Walloons hold back CETA trade deal

When did the demands of 3.5 million people hold back the needs of 540 million people? Since the Walloons from Belgium launched a veto vote and disrupted the CETA trade agreement. What is CETA? CETA stands for the Comprehensive Economic…
Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump: Round 2

Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump: Round 2

The American election is slowly coming to an end. After a messy first debate, Hillary Clinton from the Democrats and Donald Trump from the Republicans both had time to prepare and strengthen their points for the 2nd debate on the…