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The many faces of Hillary Clinton

Paper
Mark Dierick
13/10/2017
29 minutes to read

This analysis focuses on the many faces Hillary Clinton showed the general public during her run for Presidency in the United States of America. It argues that it might have been this "two-faced" reputation that could have cost her the job.

Trump Wall

Trumpian governance and the art of separation

Column
Paul Mutsaers
21/02/2017
2 minutes to read

US President Donald Trump epitomizes the rise of illiberalism in liberal democracies, as he breaks through liberalism’s protecting walls that keep social spheres apart for the preservation of spheres of liberty and justice.  

 

Trumpism

Trump L’oeuil

Article
Michael Silverstein
08/02/2017
12 minutes to read

Mr. Trump continued to induce that “fired-up-and-ready-to-go” feeling, as had both then-Senator Obama in 2008 and Senator Sanders in the primaries.  And, according to Michael Silverstein, that made all the difference.

Campus van William & Mary, Williamsburg

Politiek op de campus

Article
Suzanne van der Beek
23/01/2017
3 minutes to read

Suzanne van der Beek koos een boeiende periode om een paar maanden in de VS te gaan wonen. Voor Diggit Magazine schreef ze een klein stuk over haar verkiezingservaringen op de campus

Donald J. Trump: The maverick

Article
Lindsay Lo-A-Njoe
31/01/2017
8 minutes to read

Donald Trump's message helped him win the 2016 presidential election. However, could the opponents' counter-messages have helped support his own? This paper analyzes the complex construction of Trump's message that propelled him into presidency. 

Donald Trump online

Paper
Asya Krusteva
01/02/2017
10 minutes to read

Donald Trump knows very well that mediated visibility can be used as a political instrument and weapon. So instead of trying to control this mediated visibility, he uses mediated controversy as his strategy.

Trump's policies make no sense; so who supports him?

Article
Annabel Marmor
15/03/2017
7 minutes to read

Explaining the political appeal of Donald Trump and why his message does make sense to swathes of Americans.

How did Trump get this far?

Article
Ico Maly
17/10/2016
12 minutes to read

In this third and last article on Trump's message, Ico Maly analyzes a Facebook-Live video featuring Trump speaking to the crowds at a Rally in Jackson, Mississippi.