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One Year Since Trump's Election

It's been an eventful year.

On Nov. 8, 2016, billionaire Donald Trump shocked the world by overcoming the polls - and some would say the odds - to win the U.S. presidential election. Trump did this despite obtaining millions of votes less than his rival, Hillary Clinton.

Since then, his administration has been plagued with scandals and resignations, while 'The Donald' has held steadfast in his threats against numerous nations, attacks against migrants and protests against his policies and perceived support for racist groups in the country.

If You Watch One Thing

 

Trump's Horrible Year In Numbers:What You Didn't Know

A Review of Trump's Record in Office

In that time the bombast has not stopped, the achievements remain meager.The threats against North Korea continue” READ MORE

How U.S. Electoral College System Is Based on Slavocracy

“The Electoral College was set up by slave owners, "to appease the Slavocracy," as described by the New Yorker's writer, Hendrik Hertzberg." READ MORE

Who Said it: Trump or...? Take the Quiz!

In the course of a year, U.S. President Donald Trump has pilfered airtime on the screens of many: whether he is tweeting on social media, or airing speeches to broadcasters worldwide, the 45th president of Empire has had his fair share of memorable quotes. Can you discern whether Trump said the following, or yet another notable figure? READ MORE

Foreign Policy

 

Populism, Crisis and Business as Usual: Trump's First Year

teleSUR spoke to David Bacon, Francis A. Boyle, and William Robinson to discuss Trump's first year of foreign, trade and domestic policies. READ MORE

The Real Reason Behind Trump’s Angry Diplomacy in North Korea

The angry diplomacy of President Donald Trump is Washington's way to scare off North Korea's traditional ally, China, and disrupt what has been, till now, quite a smooth Chinese economic, political and military ascendency in Asia that has pushed against U.S. regional influence, especially in the East and South China Seas. READ MORE

World Votes to Lift Blockade on Cuba as US, Israel Vote 'No'

The U.N. General Assembly voted 191 to 2 for the lifting of the U.S. blockade on Cuba as the United States and Israel were the only countries to vote against the resolution. READ MORE

The Democratic Party's Russia Allegations

First Charges Filed in Russian Interference Investigation

Various U.S. intelligence agencies collaborated in a January report that suggested that Russia interfered in the election to help U.S. President Donald Trump beat Democratic Party candidate, Hillary Clinton. READ MORE

Clinton, Assange and the War on Truth

Assange remains a political refugee from the war-making dark state of which Donald Trump is a caricature and Hillary Clinton the embodiment. READ MORE

10 Problems with the Anti-Russia Obsession

There is an urgent need to resist Trump’s assault on positive domestic policies and oppose the slide towards a new war in the Middle East. SEE GALLERY

 
  • Donald Trump (L) and James Comey (R).

    Donald Trump (L) and James Comey (R). | Photo Reuters

  • A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump in New York, U.S. September 21, 2017 and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in this undated photo released by North Korea

    A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump in New York, U.S. September 21, 2017 and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, September 4, 2017. | Photo Reuters

  • U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meet on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017.

    U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meet on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017. | Photo Reuters

  • Demonstrator protest against U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) outside Issa

    Demonstrator protest against U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) outside Issa's office in Vista, California, U.S., October 31, 2017. | Photo Reuters

  • People participate in a "White Lives Matter" rally in Shelbyville, TN, U.S., October 28, 2017.

    People participate in a "White Lives Matter" rally in Shelbyville, TN, U.S., October 28, 2017. | Photo Reuters

  • White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. November 1, 2017.

    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. November 1, 2017. | Photo Reuters

  • Prototypes (R) for U.S. President Donald Trump

    Prototypes (R) for U.S. President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico are shown near completion behind the current border fence, in this picture taken from the Mexican side of the border, in Tijuana, Mexico, October 23, 2017. | Photo Reuters

  • U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting, flanked by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) and Secretary of Defense James Mattis (R), at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 1, 2017.

    U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting, flanked by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) and Secretary of Defense James Mattis (R), at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 1, 2017. | Photo Reuters

  • People listen as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S., October 11, 2017

    People listen as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S., October 11, 2017 | Photo Reuters

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