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Why the Religious Right is Now the Biggest Threat to Trump

February 7, 2017 // The Irish Times - Ireland - English

The LGBT story was a power-play. Trump’s heart was never in rolling back the legislation. However far-right he is on certain key issues, he’s a cosmopolitan New Yorker who has worked his whole life in the hospitality sector, where sexuality just isn’t an issue.

The ‘Identity Politics’ Behind the Faces on US Bills

May 2, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

A debate surrounding plans for a newly-designed set of U.S. paper currency has set the whole of the United States abuzz. The year 2020 will mark the centennial of women's suffrage in that country. Several days ago, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that 2020 would also see a new set of banknotes issued, [Read more]


July 11, 2015 // Republika - Indonesia - Indonesian

The majority of people in this country do not agree with the legality of same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage is considered a form of deviation from moral and religious norms.

Cultural Divorce

April 10, 2015 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

Just 10 years ago, it went without saying for Republicans that they would win elections while defending anti-gay positions. The outcry raised by Indiana and its sneaky law on religious freedom is shutting down this automatic mechanism. It is evidence of the healthy divorce that has taken place between conservative law [Read more]
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