Editorial: December 2016

by The Editor, Kestell Duxbury Merry Christmas, happy new year, and I hope you enjoy your festive period, wherever you are in the world. I am worried that this month’s Priori has become a bit of a one stop shop for Trump material, but the truth is, it is too bloody important! What have we done? Donald Trump was voted President-elect on 8th November and the … Continue reading Editorial: December 2016

Reflections on November 2016

by Jack Layton President-elect Donald J Trump. It’s been quite the month. Looking back on history, there is a comforting gap of temporal difference where we can safely wonder ‘how could this have happened?’. That comfort has been stripped away. But the question remains, ‘how could this have happened?’. It’s a question that’s been reverberating around my particular echo chamber all month. It’s been answered … Continue reading Reflections on November 2016

Making America Great Again

by Diego Angeles Donald Trump´s victory was influenced by the unexpected resurgence of the working class Americans, once thought superseded by America´s urban, educated and cosmopolitan young citizens. According to information by the Pew Research Center, Trump´s electorate was composed mainly of middle aged (45-65) non-college educated white Americans, mostly male. These groups are settled in inner states of the US, many in the Mid-West region´s … Continue reading Making America Great Again

A Silver Lining

by Arturo Mendoza Remember, remember the eighth of November. Sombre day for humanity, when fear, sexism and racism prevailed over the pluralism that many of us took for granted in the ‘land of the free and the home of the brave.’ Hidden, deep in the closets of our good neighbours, were old resentments and frustrations that we thought were left behind after years of division … Continue reading A Silver Lining

Editorial: November 2016

image by Walter Siegmund , via Commons (licence CC 2.5) by The Editor, Kestell Duxbury Another month, another issue, but how much changes in a month. It turns out Donald Trump is a serial groper, Tony Blair sticks his head back into the British political sphere and Thai politics is set to change for an entire generation. In regards to the image for this month’s editorial, … Continue reading Editorial: November 2016

American Horror Story: US Presidential Elections of 2016

This article was written by a guest contributor, click here for more. by Diego Angeles The American Dream is over and the American electorate knows it. The bizarre political show that we have witnessed in the last year is marked by a series of events that reveal the exhaustion of the ideological system that has sustained social order in the United States for at least two centuries. However, … Continue reading American Horror Story: US Presidential Elections of 2016