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User Profile: Elijah Bassett

About Elijah Bassett
I am a Canadian university student with a passion for language, and a fascination with its ability to bring people together. I hope to pursue a career in translation or publishing, where I can help amplify a broad spectrum of voices and perspectives.

This user has submitted 8 translations to Watching America.

Hillary by Default?

October 20, 2016 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

This Monday, The Washington Post ran a headline reading “The GOP Tumbles toward Anarchy.” Strangely, Donald Trump doesn’t mind and he continues to enjoy his role as a bull in a china shop. If this trend goes on, Hillary Clinton will become president by default, while the Republicans tear each other apart. [Read more]

The Trump Campaign’s New Target: Clinton’s Health

August 16, 2016 // La Presse - Canada - French

<i>Hillary Clinton’s health has become a new target for Trump’s presidential campaign, and certain people are not hesitating to put forth some of the internet’s most outlandish conspiracy theories in order to instill doubt.</i> The past few days, Donald Trump has repeated several times that his opponent [Read more]

Troubling Connections between Trump and Putin

July 19, 2016 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

It started with the first question asked by a journalist from the television network Zvezda, which is operated by the Russian Ministry of Defense: “Some people in the United States think you’re a bad guy, because you’re a friend of Russia. Are you?” With a tense smile, Carter Page responded: “No comment.”* [Read more]