Policy or Personality? The Race for the White House is too close to call

Tonight, Joe Biden has officially received the nomination from the Democratic Party to take on Donald Trump in November’s Presidential election. Again, as in 2016, this election is all but impossible to predict. Opinion polls tend to predict that Joe Biden will defeat Donald Trump in November, but the truth is they are all overContinue reading “Policy or Personality? The Race for the White House is too close to call”

Hong Kong’s Local Election Produces An Emphatic Victory for Pro-Democracy Parties

In 2015, all 18 districts opted for the pro-Beijing parties, yet in 2019 all but one was lost to the pro-democratic alliances. The pro-democracy landslide saw them pick up almost three times as many seats as they won in 2015, a rise from 124 to 389. But with a national swing of around 15%, many pro-government, prominent forces, including Horace Cheung, Alice Mak and Holden Chow lost their seats, whereas, Starry Lee narrowly retained her position.