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A week in America | 10 November 2023

  • by chris

This time next year, America will have a new President. Or the old one back. Or the old one it currently has will still be there. This week Martin looks at the dilemma facing US political parties and voters…

A week in America | 26 October 2023

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This week, Martin continues to follow the chaos in Congress. While finding a new Speaker is a step forward, what comes next has many people worried…

A week in America | 01 September 2023

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This week, Martin studies the form for the field running to be US Presidential candidates. Troubled by legal woes, weight and health rumours, and on-going coiffure concerns, defeated 2020 candidate Donald Trump is leading the republican field… but who else is running?

A week in America | 30 June 2023

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This year, there have been 23 school shootings in America already. As a Florida jury considers the role of police and security guards in preventing them, Martin wonders what else can be done…

A week in America | 12 May 2023

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As the U.S. braces for the largest ever influx of immigrants across its southern border this weekend – Martin looks at the other group of migrants changing the nation’s towns and cities – Americans.

It may be the year of the North

Jim says this needs to be the year when Minister’s are held to their promises on real investment and devolution for the Northern Powerhouse.

100 years on from Versailles

  • by chris

100 years ago the Versailles Treaty shaped the modern world we live in. But Vladimir Putin says liberal democracy is dead. Jim agrees there are certainly worrying signs.

If they can U-turn, why can’t you?

  • by chris

After another tumultuous week in parliament, Frank McKenna argues that only a people’s vote can truly define what the ‘will of the people’ is – and he suggests our ‘special relationship’ with the States may not be that special in the future.