Obama triumphs in the US election

November 7, 2012 9:04 pm0 comments
Obama triumphs in the US election

As Bruce Springsteen’s “We Take Care of Our Own” belted out from the speakers in the arena, President Obama joyously waved to the thousands of people who made it possible for him to serve a final term in the White House. Joined on stage by his equally joyful wife and […]

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Teary-eyed in the Hawkeye State

November 6, 2012 5:19 pm0 comments
Teary-eyed in the Hawkeye State

Four years ago President Obama – or Senator Obama, as he was known then – was helped to national prominence by Iowa. Obama revisited the Midwestern state to wrap up his 2012 campaign and looked extremely overwhelmed by the support from Iowans. Before reaching Des Moines, Iowa, the president visited […]

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Are Humans Too Fallible For Democracy?

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Are Humans Too Fallible For Democracy?

With the American elections imminent, and the UK choosing Police Commissioners on November 15, it’s worth investigating the gaping chasms behind the theories underpinning democracy, and the reality of human interaction. Western-style democracy is typically defended according to two principles – either (i) the electorate are best positioned to choose […]

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It’s going to be a close election but Obama is the likely victor

November 4, 2012 2:05 pm0 comments
It’s going to be a close election but Obama is the likely victor

On Tuesday, America will decide on their next president. Will President Obama keep that title or will Republican, Mitt Romney, steal it? That is the question on everyone’s minds. This year the race seems to be extremely close, with a recent poll by ABC News and the Washington Post putting […]

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