Why was this chosen? The concept of ‘post-truth’ has been in existence for the past decade, but Oxford Dictionaries saw a spike in frequency in 2016 in the context of the EU referendum in the United Kingdom and the presidential election in the United States. It has also become associated with a particular noun, in the ‘phrase post-truth ..
May 2016: Trump links Cruz’s father to Kennedy assassination ‘It’s not proof’ The National Enquirer hired photo experts who say Rafael Cruz appears in images with Oswald taken in August of 1963, a few months before Kennedy’s death. In August 1963, Oswald was working on behalf on a pro-Castro group Fair Play for Cuba Committee ..
The words and phrases that defined the decade Partisan politics used to be defined by economics, but the past decade has seen a sharp rise in increasingly personal and identity-driven political divides. Identity politics doesn’t just refer to its derogatory connotation of social justice warrior snowflakes advocating for cancel culture and political correctness (though that’s ..
Westpac documents reveal what caused bank’s 29 million breaches November 28: Westpac hosted an extravagant lunch dedicated to the fight against human trafficking in 2016, … US-based reporter and globally recognised human trafficking expert Christine Dolan was the guest speaker at the event, and since the lunch was held, the bank has also released an ..