Tag Archives: United States

29Jan/17

Central banks to play second fiddle to Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump will again be centre of attention in the coming week with any policy statements, having helped put the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and other central banks in wait-and-see mode. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

28Jan/17

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez protest at JFK

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez join protesters at JFK airport to show their opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive orders regarding immigration.
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22Jan/17

UK PM May: I will tell Trump when I find something unacceptable

UK Prime Minister May says that she will tell U.S. President Trump when she finds something “unacceptable”, but that their talks are set to focus on the “special relationship” between the two countries. Continue reading

16Jan/17

Lewis: “Never, ever hate”

In his first public comments since getting into a war of words with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, civil rights icon John Lewis honors the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by telling a crowd of young men at a breakfast in Miami to, “never, ever hate.” Continue reading

15Jan/17

Pence says no decision yet on moving White House press room

Vice President-elect Mike Pence responds to reports that the incoming Trump administration is thinking about moving the press out of the White House. Continue reading

15Jan/17
Collective punishment, Boycott, Civil disobedience, Community organizing, Academy Awards, Boycotts of Israel, Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Oscars, Los Angeles

Anti-Trump protests kick off with Washington civil rights march

A week of protests ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president kicks off with a civil rights march in Washington by activists angry over the Republican’s comments on minority groups including Muslims and Mexicans. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

15Jan/17

Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C.

Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Leaders of the march (from left to right) Mathew Ahmann, Executive Director of the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice; (seated with glasses) Cleveland Robinson, Chairman of the Demonstration Committee; (standing behind the two chairs) Rabbi Joachim Prinz, President of the American Jewish Congress; (beside Robinson is) A. Philip Randolph, organizer of the demonstration, veteran labor leader who helped to found the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, American Federation of Labor (AFL), and a former vice president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); (wearing a bow tie and standing beside Prinz is) Joseph Rauh, Jr, a Washington, DC attorney and civil rights, peace, and union activist; John Lewis, Chairman, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; and Floyd McKissick, National Chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality.]

15Jan/17

Trump attacks civil rights leader who questioned his election win

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump attacks civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis on twitter.

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13Jan/17

A look at Vice President-elect Mike Pence

Mike Pence, the Indiana governor who made headlines during the election campaign for his differing views with Donald Trump, is about to become Vice President.

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13Jan/17

Trump’s Friday morning Tweetstorm

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday reprised his election campaign attacks on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, declaring her “guilty as hell”. Havovi Cooper reports. Continue reading