US Politics

In July 2005 Donald Trump became my best, new friend

Sheldon Adelson, one of Trump’s largest individual donors, has died; leaving his wife to continue their high-stakes political influence over America and Israel

Contrary to what left-wing commentators might think, Steve Bannon’s podcast is no haven for fascists or white supremacists

Feminists should be against the death penalty on the basis that the criminal justice system is built upon sexism, racism and class prejudice

Violence is intrinsic to America and we shouldn’t expect it to cease being so when Donald Trump leaves office

Under Fran Unsworth, the BBC’s news and current affairs output has let us down again and again

Emily Tamkin’s ‘The Influence of Soros’ is a lucid, subtle and fair-minded attempt to grapple with a tremendously complex legacy

Jocko Willink, a retired Navy SEAL and podcaster, grapples with classic accounts of atrocity—and nurtures a spark of 20th-century American idealism

A British-American professor explains how diversity ruined academia, and how to reform it