Adam Gabbatt

Trump Could Lose Honorary Degree Thanks to Student Protest

One of the three universities to give Donald Trump an honorary doctorate is considering whether to revoke it in the wake of his controversial comments about the violence in Charlottesville last weekend.

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Can This Progressive Ironworker (and His Mustache) Swipe Paul Ryan's Seat?

A progressive, mustachioed Bernie Sanders supporter has shot to fame after announcing a challenge to Republican house speaker Paul Ryan.

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Bernie Sanders Lambasts 'Absolute Failure' of Democratic Party's Strategy

Bernie Sanders has criticised the Democratic party’s current direction as “an absolute failure” in a speech at the People’s Summit in Chicago.

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'Inspirational' Corbyn Offers Blueprint for Our Party, Say Left-Leaning Democrats

Progressive politicians in the US have hailed Jeremy Corbyn’s performance in the British general election “an inspiration” that could shift the Democratic party to the left in the run-up to the 2018 midterms.

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Anti-Protest Bills Would 'Attack Right to Speak out' Under Donald Trump

More than 20 states have proposed bills that would crack down on protests and demonstrations since Donald Trump was elected, in a moved that UN experts have branded “incompatible with US obligations under international human rights law”.

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The Bernie TV Show: He Doesn't Need Corporate Media

Ask someone to picture Bernie Sanders and they’ll likely see him leaning over a podium. With his arms raised. Shouting.

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It's All Over for Jeb Bush, as Trump Trounces to Victory in South Carolina

Jeb Bush suspended his presidential campaign on Saturday, following a bruising loss in the South Carolina primary he had hoped might revive his bid to become the third member of his family elected to the White House.

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Carly Fiorina Accused of 'Ambushing' Children for Anti-Abortion Rally

Carly Fiorina has been accused of “ambushing” a group of children, after she ushered pre-schoolers, who were on a field trip to a botanical garden, into an anti-abortion rally in Des Moines.

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Christian Cult That Predicted Wednesday’s World Annihilation Will Study Bible For Revised Deadline

The leader of a Christian group who claimed that the world would end on Wednesday has admitted his prediction was “incorrect”.

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I Put on Lululemon's New 'Anti-Ball Crushing Pants' – and I Looked Like a Dork

I like tight pants. “The tighter the better!” I bark in the local trouser store. I’m not happy until every contour of my lower half is cosseted by fabric, my britches foisted on to my legs with a combination of Vaseline, washing-up liquid, and the strength of two assistants.

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