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US election
January 07, 2021
The day began with Donald Trump insisting to around 10,000 of his supporters gathered at the Ellipse, just outside the White House, that he will never concede.
November 16, 2016
His breathtaking election victory has unleashed a dangerous new populism. But shrill denunciations are not the answer
November 14, 2016
Many of us voted through gritted teeth. We need to invest our time and effort on building an alternative
November 14, 2016
In swing states where Romney lost, Trump's economic programme had mass appeal
November 12, 2016
Neither candidate was a model of integrity, but at least the progressives who hate the Church are out of power
November 11, 2016
Trump tapped a volcanic lava pool of anger at poor government
November 11, 2016
The Pope said he simply wanted to understand the suffering that politicians 'cause to the poor'
November 10, 2016
The new president might create a huge leftist kickback - enough to sweep away any gains on life issues