Donald Trump, President-Elect

“Veni, vidi, vici”, Julius Caesar once said after a successful battle: “I came, I saw, I conquered”. A fitting maxim, perhaps, for the most successful general of the ancient world, but also, surprisingly enough, for a billionaire businessman-turned amateur politician. Against the seventeen Republican candidates, Trump triumphed; against the Democratic nominee, he repeated the feat. […]

The 2016 Election is Disheartening

Writing has not been something that I have done much of lately. It certainly hasn’t been because of a lack of possible content: world politics has certainly been incredibly interesting, arguably perhaps a little too interesting. Only lack of time can prevent me from blogging. But even with this lack of time, however, the second presidential […]

The Glass Ceiling Still Unshattered

It was a historic night when Hillary Clinton was crowned the nominee of the Democratic party. As Clinton finished her speech, as the balloons fell down, as the music started playing, everyone knew that this was the shattering of the “glass ceiling” that Clinton herself had spoken about in 2008, after losing the nomination to […]