Conservatism

Oh no: Charles Koch’s favourite economist is a huge racist

October 13, 2018 8:08 pm

F. A. Harper loved Western Destiny, a magazine that vouched for repatriating black people to Africa

Gavin McInnes: ‘Personally I think the guy was looking to get beat up for optics’

October 13, 2018 6:23 pm

The leader of the Proud Boys believes his group were provoked by ‘antifa’ activists

Kanye West is winning Trump over with flattery. Does that make him a ‘madman’?

October 12, 2018 3:30 pm

Maybe he’ll seem less crazy down the line when federal subsidies arrive for ‘Yeezy ideation centres’

For Max Boot, the road from Baghdad leads to the road to Damascus

October 12, 2018 11:43 am

Boot socks the Republicans and dips a toe among the Democrats, but can he find a footing?

What Putin and Trump understand about UFC

October 9, 2018 8:48 am

There is no political correctness in cage fighting. But that’s not to say it’s not political

What’s the matter with Kansas? Trump heads inland to find out

October 7, 2018 10:19 am

For all its reputation as a deep-red state, Kansas conservatives are not very well organised

How Trumpian should a GOP candidate be to win a midterm?

October 5, 2018 7:59 am

Trump imitators tend not to fare as well as the real thing

The truth is we prefer to lie

October 4, 2018 9:07 am

We will never know the truth of the Kavanaugh case unless one of the two principal actors ’fesses up — and even then I wouldn’t be too sure

Republicans should have seen the Brett Kavanaugh ambush coming – Richard Nixon did

October 4, 2018 6:34 am

‘The hearings themselves have become a scandal,’ said the 37th president of the Clarence Thomas allegations in 1991. How right he was

WATCH: Christian Bale’s uncanny Dick Cheney

October 3, 2018 2:46 pm

A retrospective about the last Republican presidency comes just at the right time

Jeff Flake 2020: Is the retiring senator warming up for a presidential challenge?

October 3, 2018 11:38 am

He is acting like a man with nothing to lose

Why there’s no feminist solidarity for Kellyanne Conway

October 2, 2018 1:31 pm

If you don’t conform to the programme, you’re Not One of Us

Can Ye win with black economic nationalism?

October 1, 2018 6:34 am

Kanye West’s message could do for black America what Trump’s did for the people of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin

Ye he Kan! Why Kanye West’s SNL stunt showed real courage

September 30, 2018 8:29 am

His rant against Democrats was more fun and interesting than the celebrity-endorsed jokes against Kavanaugh that took up the rest of the show

How Donald Trump can win again

September 29, 2018 6:12 am

It’s simple: he needs to rediscover his appeal to workers

Seeing red: where did all the deficit-cutting Republicans go?

September 27, 2018 11:38 am

None of the usual arguments made to justify deficit spending apply

Did conservatives win the culture war?

September 26, 2018 3:05 pm

I always used to think liberals had won the culture war and conservatives had won the economic war. Now I’m not so sure

How Viktor Orbán duped the Brexiteers

September 22, 2018 6:45 am

Why are members of the old regime so attracted to the police institutions of the new illiberal states?

Can nationalists of the world unite?

September 21, 2018 2:31 pm

Interests, not ideologies, seem to be the driving force behind nationalist movements worldwide

Christine Blasey Ford has mastered the art of the deal

September 20, 2018 3:40 pm

Ford looks reasonable. It appears that she’s only asking for a few more days to prepare

Why Steve Bannon’s fireside chat with The Economist is so grimly watchable

September 18, 2018 2:13 pm

It appears that to allow Bannon to make any point (let alone win it) would be to risk the total and utter death of Zanny Minton Beddoes

The curious case of Ron Unz

September 15, 2018 12:10 pm

The former publisher of The American Conservative is a case study in contrarianism gone haywire

Boris Johnson summons the spirit of Churchill in Washington DC

September 14, 2018 5:15 am

‘The last thing we want is for us, the Brits, having made a momentous decision, to be drawn back into the tractor beam of Brussels.’

The case for a conservative labour movement

September 12, 2018 8:14 am

A labour movement that cooperates with conservatism would broaden the benefits of a strong stock market and reduce the drive to radicalism