For the past two days the number of new COVID-19 cases reported in the rest of the world have exceeded the new cases reported in China. This comes as countries in Europe face epidemics and President Trump appointed Vice President Pence to lead the US response to the outbreak.
President Donald #Trump concluded his two-day visit to India. The President’s first ever visit to the country was in pursuit of progress toward a trade and defense deal. This comes amid further protests over a controversial new Indian Citizenship law and Delhi’s most violent clashes in decades.
A week ahead of #JulianAssange’s extradition hearing, over 100 doctors published an open letter calling for an end to his torture and medical neglect. This came the same day a civil rights attorney for #RealityWinner submitted a clemency petition to the Trump Administration.
On Tuesday President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in the coastal New Jersey town of Wildwood. Tens of thousands stood in line for hours, some for up to 48 hours, to enter the convention center, which could only hold about 7000 people.
Last week there was a stream of anti-semitic incidents in NYC. Recently, measures have been taken to address anti-semitism, including an executive order from President Trump, coming a day after the attack on a Jewish store in Jersey City. We look at some of these incidents and the general trend of antisemitism in the US, and what the government is doing about it.
Yesterday, Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives after a 12 week investigation. He is accused of abuse of power and obstruction of congress. 3 Democrats broke from party lines to vote against one or both articles of impeachment, while a fourth voted "present".
Thousands of Trump supporters stood in the rain outside his Hershey, PA campaign rally where protesters also gathered to call for his removal from office, burning a flag and catching the attention of supporters unable to get into the event. Before long protesters and supporters were face to face yelling slogans and chants.
Geopolitics has become increasingly complex since Trump entered office. Subverse recently spoke with foreign policy expert, Ivo Daalder, to help make sense of major geopolitical issues. Ivo is the President of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the former US Ambassador to NATO under the Obama administration.
Today, #Subverse traveled to #NYC for veterans day where President #Trump gave a speech prior to the parade, the first time a sitting president has done so in New York. Among the parade goers were veterans, Trump supporters, and protesters.
Speakers and protesters started 4 weeks of demonstrations and mass civil disobedience, and #pro-Trump voices attempted to spread their own message. #Subverse visited #NewYork City to witness protesters advocate for the removal of #Trump from office.