US Politics

hurricane dorian

The lazy assertion that Hurricane Dorian is caused by climate change

September 2, 2019 8:40 am

Rick Scott is right to suggest we don’t know the cause of a recent run of hurricanes

joe walsh

Yes, Joe Walsh can!

September 1, 2019 12:14 pm

If he can fix the party first

greta thunberg

Thun in the sun

August 30, 2019 7:19 pm

A Manhattan climate protest with teen sensation Greta Thunberg

bill kristol

Can we find Bill Kristol a new job?

August 30, 2019 3:23 pm

He just doesn’t seem too well-suited to the world of political consultancy

kirsten gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand blames everyone except herself

August 30, 2019 2:57 pm

Her failed presidential campaign has left her worse off

tulsi gabbard

The DNC would rather lose than nominate Tulsi Gabbard

August 30, 2019 2:22 pm

The four-term Hawaii congresswoman is too unorthodox for the Democratic party. What a shame

andy ngo extremist

How I became an ‘extremist’ overnight

August 30, 2019 4:13 am

As with the Covington students, my smile has been taken as evidence of a sinister right-wing conspiracy

congress

The case for proroguing Congress

August 29, 2019 10:44 am

Their approval rating is even lower than his

david oks

David Oks’s day off

August 28, 2019 4:21 pm

The Gravel teen on his future plans and why career politicians are ‘disgusting’

hate speech

Trump’s bold defiance of Macron’s hate speech charter

August 28, 2019 11:25 am

Once again he chose the road of greater difficulty, through a terrain of predictable abuse

david koch

David Koch’s ‘dark money’ was misunderstood

August 24, 2019 10:37 am

The reflexive reaction to David Koch’s death has overlooked the true nature of his philanthropy

hong kong

The cosmic combination of Hong Kong, Brexit and the trade war

August 24, 2019 6:20 am

Events could align against Beijing

yin

Trump’s yin and yang game with China

August 24, 2019 6:12 am

When Trump calls Xi his friend, markets should really be spooked

donald trump

The ur-Trump has re-emerged at last

August 23, 2019 6:32 pm

We are witnessing the logical culmination of decades of steadfast views on trade and international relations

scotland

Forget Greenland, Donald Trump should buy Scotland

August 23, 2019 1:57 pm

America has no decent soccer teams and substandard healthcare provision, so Scots would feel at home

elizabeth warren consultant
denmark greenland

Denmark should sell Greenland to the US

August 23, 2019 9:20 am

I would much rather entrust the security of my family to the capable force of the American military than to a rag-tag bunch of smug Danish liberals

iceland

Why Britain, like Iceland, will thrive outside the EU

August 22, 2019 9:19 am

Temporary EEA membership is the best route out of Europe

pete buttigieg chicago

The unbearable whiteness of Mayor Pete’s Chicago rally

August 21, 2019 4:56 pm

‘Find the people who don’t look like most of you in this room’

american jews

Why American Jews are ‘disloyal’

August 21, 2019 3:40 pm

Trump is a prophet without profit

jared kushner nobel

Hold the Nobel

August 21, 2019 3:03 pm

Even before Trump and Kushner unveil their Middle East peace plan, the ‘deal of the century’ is dead

tasiilaq greenland

A vacation in Greenland

August 21, 2019 8:13 am

For a country where people cling to the edges of a vast land mass, local identity seems important

internet

Washington’s war on internet free speech

August 20, 2019 12:01 pm

Republicans and Democrats are dueling to see who can write the worst policy

donald trump fox news

Donald Trump goes Fox hunting

August 20, 2019 8:55 am

Why is the president turning on his favorite news network?

dean baquet narrative

The NYT and the triumph of narrative journalism

August 19, 2019 1:28 pm

Reactions to Trump have unveiled truths far greater than any lies he has told