What does the election of Donald Trump mean for people with disabilities such as multiple sclerosis? Yes, two days ago the people of the U.S.A. decided who they wanted as their next President. They were faced with a difficult choice between a candidate with no experience of holding an elected public office and one who … Continue reading President-elect Trump on Disabilities, what now?
President Obama and, possibly next US president, Hillary Clinton want the UK to remain in the EU. No sooner had pro-Brexit campaigners labelled US President Barack Obama’s warning against the UK leaving Europe as the views of a ‘lame duck’ president than Democratic front-runner, and possibly next president, Hillary Clinton added her opinion. And she … Continue reading Obama and Hillary both urge UK to stay in EU
As electoral campaigns go, the official 10-weeks allowed for the UK public to decide which way to vote in the referendum on Europe is nothing when compared to how long it takes for the USA to choose a president. The four main contenders for the two party nominations for president announced their candidacies from March … Continue reading British Euro vote campaign officially gets under way as US presidential hopefuls face New York primary
Front runners: Republican Trump and Democrat Clinton. Presidential hopefuls in the race to become the Republican party’s candidate in the USA presidential election may have been reduced to three but it is quite possible than none of those three may be the eventual nominee as chosen by the party’s convention. And, if that seems to make … Continue reading Trump ‘scary’, Hillary ‘a liar’ – pick your US President
From left: Spanish party leaders seek coalitions, UK's Queen Elizabeth II will be 90 in April, Hillary Clinton set to win Democratic nomination but President? January - now. Spain’s national politicians are trying to put together a coalition to form a government after last month’s general election created a hung parliament for the first time … Continue reading Looking at the 12 months ahead of us
Top: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Bottom: Jeremy Corbyn, Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham and Liz Kendall. Politics might not be everyone’s favourite subject but there is just so much going on at the moment, I cannot ignore it. In the USA, the race to become the presidential candidate for each of the two parties has … Continue reading Outsiders may rock political boats on both sides of the Atlantic