Joe Biden, the new president of the United States, with his wife Jill Biden at his swearing-in. File/Reuters
On Wednesday night I sat in front of the news, watching the inauguration of the 46th president of the US. Truthfully, I only had half an eye on it. Then 22-year-old Amanda Gorman stepped up to the microphone and read her stunning poem
The point of the narrative about Hong Kong and it’s healthcare is lost on me. Perhaps it is my warped perspective that doesn’t allow me to see the coherence of the flow of thought in the ensuing paragraphs (‘Hong Kong’s trauma – with pain and loss – is deep’, Aug. 19, Gulf Today). The author simultaneously says
Former Vice President Joe Biden is trying to reassure voters. Like former President Obama, he is promising that “If you like your health plan, your employer-based plan, you can keep it.” Don’t bet on it. Some presidential candidates support directly outlawing private health plans, and replacing them with a single-payer, government-run health plan.
The 2020 election is shaping up arguably as the most fascinating presidential selection event in modern history. Republicans are going with an incumbent whose post-inaugural job approval until last weekend has never exceeded 46%, not coincidentally the exact same percentage of the popular vote he received.
Most politicians are like some beautiful women. The exterior does the trick. Qualities really don’t matter. Such politicians are free from the extraordinary
Who can believe it’s the first day of July? The past six months have flown by and we are taking a look back at some of our favourite music hits of the year so far.
Last weekend 56 Commonwealth heads of government and state met at summit level in Kigali, the Rwandan capital, for their first gathering in four years as Britain,