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US politics
January 05, 2021
No one who has paid attention should be surprised by his post-election conduct, including the phone call to Georgia. This most recent offense of his, perhaps the most outrageous on record, is of questionable legality and, you would think, grounds for a second impeachment, but he appears to have shed few supporters.
December 28, 2020
A soft, therapeutic technocracy can promise more and deliver less than a hard technocratic regime devoted to, say, cold fusion or the abolition of age.
September 26, 2020
The stage is now set for a major battle, both in the Senate and in public opinion.
September 20, 2020
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at the age of 87. The second woman ever to be nominated to the US Supreme Court, Ginsburg dedicated her life and career to securing the equal treatment of women before the law and in society, concerns that informed her work on the bench. She was also a staunch defender
January 19, 2017
Should Christians regard the Trump presidency with hope or trepidation?
July 15, 2016
The way we think of left and right is a relic of the Cold War. Reality is catching up
January 21, 2016
The hard-charging billionaire has revolutionised American politics while hardly spending a dime. But he is surprisingly elliptical about his Christian faith
March 30, 2012
The Republican Party used to be the preserve of Anglo-Saxon Protestants, says Tim Stanley, but it no longer shuns the Catholic ‘hordes’