As news emerges that two indicted Democrats are being allowed back into congress this January, the integrity of American politics is once again called into question. Duncan Hunter, a Democrat rep, was accused of illegally using campaign funds for his own personal expenses, whilst Chris Collins provided confidential information on a pharmaceutical company to his son before a stock exchange. However, despite these indictments, the party did not consider the offenses serious enough to make them leave congress. So what does this say about the state of US politics? Is corruption becoming an accepted norm in The White House? To fight against this, it is more important than ever to promote transparency around the 2020 election.
So, the secret is well and truly out, fashion trainers are the future. Gone are the days where fashion insiders rock up to fashion week in heels—it’s now all about the trainer. Think Balenciagas—every fashion influencer owns a pair—or Fila Disruptors, the trainer every teenage girl must own. Trust me, the platform sneaker or chunky dad trainer are your new street style staple. So why are they so popular? It’s all about their versatility. Platform trainers can be worn with any outfit, whether it be a business suit or party dress. They give you that effortlessly chic vibe that everyone strives for. And don’t forget comfort. Platform sneakers are the comfiest shoes—possibly ever. With that extra platform sponginess, you’ll feel like you’re walking on clouds.
As American citizens become increasingly disengaged with American politics, there has been a rise in the ‘celebrity politician.’ The ‘celebrity politician’ is a celebrity character that uses their status as a celebrity to secure credibility in the political sphere. With a rise in a celebrity culture in America, fueled by social media growth, people are losing faith in traditional politicians and instead looking to popular celebrities to run the country. But isn’t Trump evidence enough that celebrity doesn't work in the White House? With celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey and Kanye West expressing their political views and wishes to run in the 2020 presidential election, could celebrity influence now make all of the difference in politics?
Airport parking prices are becoming increasingly astronomical. Take Stanstead, for example, which now charges £25 for a 30 minute stay. Even worse, this airport is not a one off, Luton charges £23 for 30 minutes and Birmingham charges £20. So what can you do to avoid spending out before your holiday has even started? The following tips will help you find alternatives to these costly parking prices.
Find your grocery bill increasing week on week, but struggling to find ways to reduce your food shop spending? Instead, you can dramatically reduce your bill simply by using less ingredients in your meals. The image below details all of the most common grocery items bought in a weekly shop, however, you rarely need all of these so-called "necessities." Gone are the days when you need 30+ ingredients to make your evening dinner, and to prove this, here are three delicious recipes made using only three ingredients.