Everything the Trump administration has done so far

Withdrew the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a controversial, multilateral trade deal that would have benefited its 12 member nations with stronger economic ties and a general boost to trade. The agreement made a point of including countries bordering the Pacific Ocean while deliberately excluding China, and as such could have bolstered America’s strategic strength in the Asia-Pacific region. Despite the desires of remaining key countries like Australia and … Continue reading Everything the Trump administration has done so far

Trump’s war on truth: a disturbing game plan

In one of his first White House press conferences following Donald Trump’s inauguration, Press Secretary Sean Spicer controversially accused the media of dishonestly reporting on the size of the crowds at the President’s swearing in. Whereas troves of evidence, including widely circulating aerial photographs comparing the masses at former President Barack Obama’s 2008 inauguration to last Friday’s ceremony, prove that the crowd was lacking, Mr Spicer spent … Continue reading Trump’s war on truth: a disturbing game plan