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At least since 1976, a majority among white voters continuously and constantly supported the Republican candidate in the US presidential elections, no matter who that candidate was. This majority varied from as low as 52% in 1976 to as high as 66% in 1984. The only exception is in 1992, when only a plurality (41%)… Continue reading

  [photo taken from Channel 4 News] We all know about Cambridge Analytica, the UK-based firm that was involved in one of the biggest data mining scandals a couple of years ago, when the company was found to harvest data from more than 87 million Facebook users, for political campaign purposes. Open Source Investigation wrote… Continue reading

The political landscape has drastically changed all across the world over the past decade, with traditional political parties failing to franchise their core electorate, which in turn has slowly migrated towards alternative parties that have sprung up from seemingly nowhere. If ten or twenty years ago a clear distinct ideology was adopted by all parties,… Continue reading

Months after Juan Guaido, the leader of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, declared himself as interim president, Venezuela has plunged into a major political crisis that seems to have no end in sight. President Nicolas Maduro is still calling the shots, the Venezuelan Army is still divided in either showing its support to Maduro or Guaido,… Continue reading

We’re almost half-way through 2018 and the international political landscape is as volatile as it will ever get. This year has been marked by events that seem to advance the idea that the entire political spectrum has returned to its Cold War origins – a collapsing Middle East that seems to have no bright future… Continue reading

The recent potential release of a secret Republican memo alleging FBI bias against President Donald Trump and his campaign has inflamed the spirits in the US, only days after the State of the Union speech that was praised for its attempts at calling for a bipartisan collaboration and unifying rhetoric. Today, President Donald Trump attacked… Continue reading

We are all quite familiar with what has been reported in the news lately regarding the current situation in the Middle East, but we sometimes tend to omit certain political implications that eventually decide the future of a country or a region. Today, we’ll talk about the current ideological battle that goes between the right… Continue reading

Trump and Obrador share a mutual friend: former New York mayor Rudolf Giuliani. In 2000, Obrador won the election for mayor of Mexico City with a campaign full of anti-American rhetoric. He specifically criticized Giuliani’s approach to crime. Once in office, mayor Obrador invited Giuliani to save Mexico City. Obrador hired Giuliani for US$4.3 million…. Continue reading

The 2018 Mexican Presidential election is just around the corner and the political parties have already started flexing their candidates, in hopes that they will construct the perfect campaign that would essentially secure the votes of close to 94 million Mexicans. Although the most common-found themes often talked about by the Presidential candidates touch the… Continue reading

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