2020 American Election Day Recap

It was a crazy day. One that perfectly represented how this year has felt so far. There were ups, downs, periods of strange stability, and then a return to chaos again. Now, I am not calling this election yet. It is still incredibly close. There are still votes to be counted in Nevada, Arizona, Georgia,…

The Countdown to the 2020 American Election

It’s almost time. Tomorrow, America will decide who will lead their nation into the future. Will it be Donald Trump or Joe Biden? This election campaign has been crazy. Black Lives Matter riots. Tax Debates. Immense Social Media Advertising. And all of this within a global pandemic. The debates between Trump and Biden showcased a…

Jacinda Ardern wins the New Zealand election!

Jacinda Ardern has secured a second term after a dominant victory by the New Zealand Labour party. Her party has secured a parliamentary majority for the first time since electoral reforms in 1996. The decisive nature of her victory gives the Labour party many new options moving forward. In previous years, they created a coalition…

A Coming of Age for Anthony Albanese?

Typically, both sides of politics sit in a fierce debate over a year. Whether it be arguing in parliament or through the media, political discussion can become very heated with both sides fighting for power and relevance. However, this year has been different. Australia’s Labor Party, who are currently in the opposition, have been relatively…

A Poverty Stimulus

You may have thought that the government was beginning to withdraw any economic stimulus provided to Australians. However, a new stimulus will be presented soon. This time, not a stimulus that provides extra money, but one that places thousands of Australians in poverty. The JobSeeker and JobKeeper payments provided by the government undoubtedly saved lives.…

Free The Flag

The Australian Aboriginal Flag represents Aboriginal Australians and is one of the officially proclaimed flags of Australia. The flag was designed in 1971 by Aboriginal artist, Harold Thomas, who was a descendant of the Luritja people in Central Australia. Thomas holds the intellectual property rights to the flag’s design, and in 1997, the Federal Court…

Sorry Scott, You Can’t Have It Both Ways

Scott Morrison wants to show no compassion to one group of people, but immense compassion to another side. Unfortunately, Prime Minister, you can’t have it both ways. Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has been a long-term champion of strong border policy. He rose to national prominence for vigorously enforcing Australia’s extreme approach to asylum seekers…

Biden or Not Trump?

Normally in an election, there are two sides with two different bases of support. In this year’s American election, that would mean a group of people supporting Joe Biden and a group of people supporting Donald Trump. The individual with the approximately larger support base is likely to win the election. However, this election doesn’t…