Politics

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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Will Impeachment Affect the Stock Market?

Will Impeachment Affect the Stock Market?

For the past few years, the stock market has been a roller coaster of ups and downs for a multitude of reasons. These days, the causes for the fluctuations vary: sometimes it’s because of a tweet, other times it’s in reaction to news headlines––headlines like those about the current impeachment …

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Global Warming: Are We Sick of Hearing About It?

Global Warming: Are We Sick of Hearing About It?

Global warming and climate change are topics that trigger people on both sides of the debate in extreme ways. It can feel like we are constantly hearing this conversation, whether it’s on the nightly news or the debate stage. Wherever you stand on the issue, it’s safe to bet you …

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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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What Would Socialism Look Like in America?

What Would Socialism Look Like in America?

In the run-up to the 2020 US Presidential Elections, the debate regarding socialism in the US is sure to continue to rage. After all, prominent candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are campaigning on platforms that embrace some Democratic Socialist ideas, like Medicare For All and a very high …

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