Trump Tweets Name of Alleged Whistleblower, Faces Condemnation

Trump Tweets Name of Alleged Whistleblower, Faces Condemnation

In a stunning move on Friday, the President of the United States defied federal whistleblower protections with a retweet. Trump retweeted a post from a suspected bot account that purports to include the name of the whistleblower who sparked the entire impeachment saga. While publications and persons close to the …

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US Presidential Gaffes: Politics in History

US Presidential Gaffes: Politics in History

US politics is always interesting. The United States have been home to a number of hilarious political gaffes, from foreign policy to humorous anecdotes involving tamales. Today’s article comes to us from Crystal Ferreira, a frequent contributor to our site and a teacher over at PolyHistoria. If you love these …

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Boeing CEO Fired After Catastrophic Year

Boeing CEO Fired After Catastrophic Year

The CEO of Boeing, Dennis Muilenburg, has been ousted from the company following the disastrous 2019 he oversaw. The crux of Muilenburg’s firing was the two Boeing 737 Max crashes that resulted in the deaths of all 346 people aboard, which shook public trust in the company. 737 Max Specter …

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JK Rowling Angers Fans with Transphobic Tweet

JK Rowling Angers Fans with Transphobic Tweet

“Harry Potter” series author JK Rowling has angered a vocal portion of her fanbase with a recent tweet that many have argued is transphobic. Referencing Maya Forstater, a woman who lost her job for her transphobic comments, Rowling used the hashtag “I stand with Maya” on a tweet insisting that …

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What Role Does Social Media Play in American Politics?

What Role Does Social Media Play in American Politics?

Does social media play a big role in politics? Most people would say yes. But what are the dynamics of that role? How does social media impact our understanding of politics, and in what ways should politics take platforms like Facebook and Twitter into account? To answer these questions, we …

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House to Vote on Trump Impeachment: Historic Moment for US

House to Vote on Trump Impeachment: Historic Moment for US

Donald Trump is likely to become only the third sitting US President to be impeached in the House of Representatives today. While the president continues to deride the impeachment proceedings as a “partisan sham,” Democrats in Congress insist that it is their constitutional duty to call out Trump’s abuses of …

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