For him, junk food signifies being down to earth; to others, it is all that they can afford
It comes to something when the perfect way to demonstrate wealth and status is by “slumming it” with junk food.
First up, President Donald Trump. Finding himself without catering staff (oh, you know, the shutdown unpleasantness) for a visit from the Clemson University football team, Trump piled tables with his beloved takeaway burgers (various brands). Or, as he initially tweeted, “hamberders”, stinking and steaming away in polystyrene cartons, presumably, after so many hours, giving off the kind of whiff you’d associate with an unregulated abattoir in a heatwave.
Tens of thousands take to city streets to protest against violence and the impact of austerity on their lives
Propelled by a mass public rendition of Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves and accompanied by a thudding police helicopter overhead, hundreds of protesters rallied in central London yesterday in solidarity with an estimated 89 Women’s Marches worldwide.
In Athens, Berlin, Washington DC and Los Angeles, to name just a few, tens of thousands of demonstrators turned out to protest against violence against women and the impact of policies of austerity. They also had some choice words for Donald Trump and Theresa May.
Thousands gathered across the globe to call for equality and the protection of women’s rights
Who has taught them?
On January 18, Washington D.C. hosted both the March for Life and the Indigenous Peoples March. A viral video shows dozens of teenagers from the March for Life, many wearing MAGA hats, taunting and mocking a Native American drummer.
Temperatures in New York City and Washington D.C. were near freezing for the 2019 Women’s March, which is cloaked in controversy this year, but the third annual march still drew an impressive, though smaller, crowd on the East Coast and around the world.
Did he fly there on Trump Air or on his own dime – two faced traitors!
Days after the “Islamic State” militant group killed US troops on Syrian soil, a senator has warned against pulling out quickly. The White House has yet to release details on how it plans to end the US presence in Syria.
As the US-Mexico border row continues to rage, AeroMexico is offering US travelers a “DNA discount” to visit their closest neighbor. An ad detailing the perk has gone viral on social media.
did he fly commercial on his own dime or with Trump’s credit card? Lindsey Graham, who met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said he was on a mission to ensure that the withdrawal of troops did not damage American long-term interests.
A new chief and council of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation were sworn in this month, all under the age of 40.
Demonstrators gather for 80 events across 31 cities including London, Berlin and New York to protest violence against women and the gendered impact of austerity
The march is in full swing in London, where demonstrators are singing “We Are Family.”
Crowds singing “We are family. I’ve got all my sisters and me” at the Women’s March in Portland Place pic.twitter.com/T0yXfGyff7
In Eureka, California, where organizers had opted not to hold a march out of concern it would be “overwhelmingly white,” new organizers have stepped in and are holding a rally at noon.
“What do we want? Intersectional feminism. Why is it this hard?” the group’s event listing says.