US Politics

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Newspaper in ‘publishes article’ shocker

October 3, 2018 7:50 am

This is BIG

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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

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Did Eric Trump help his Daddy cover up the Stormy Daniels affair?

October 2, 2018 11:20 am

The latest revelations about Trump cast further light on the assiduity with which he disseminates his serial fictions

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Brett Kavanaugh’s real crime? He’s a white man

October 1, 2018 9:49 am

If you are obsessing over someone’s skin colour, you are probably a little bit racist

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Donald Trump’s US-Canada-Mexico trade deal is YUGE

October 1, 2018 9:34 am

No matter what you hear, American workers have always been at the forefront of President Trump’s mind, and this deal will be good for them

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Trump’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico shouldn’t surprise you

October 1, 2018 8:50 am

He is a disruptor, a practitioner of creative destruction. And he works fast, with little delay between the destruction and the reconstruction phase

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How the Occupy movement saved Wall Street

October 1, 2018 7:32 am

By widening their focus to all rich people, the protesters let the bankers off the hook

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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

cory booker

Cory Booker is his own worst enemy

October 1, 2018 6:21 am

The ambitious New Jersey senator is too desperate to be liked

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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

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How Donald Trump can win again

September 29, 2018 6:12 am

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

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Puritanism vs Pornography, and the agony of America

September 28, 2018 8:51 pm

‘Tell ‘em Lindsey sent you!’ he squeaked, offering himself up like a human sacrifice on the altar of entertainment

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Has Jeff Flake put Brett Kavanaugh back to square one?

September 28, 2018 5:03 pm

The Arizona senator has changed his mind and called for an FBI investigation into the Supreme Court nominee

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McCarthyist? The Democrats’ treatment of Brett Kavanaugh is way worse than that

September 28, 2018 11:31 am

As Lindsey Graham noted, Republicans have never done to Democratic nominees for the Supreme Court what the Democrats have routinely done to Republicans

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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

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The Kavanaugh hearings are the hottest ticket in Tinseltown

September 27, 2018 11:26 am

Supreme Court hearings are so in this fall...

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Adam Smith would have approved of Trump’s trade tariffs

September 27, 2018 6:50 am

Was the USA ever really in favour of free trade?

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Democrat blood lust has energised Republicans ahead of the midterms

September 27, 2018 5:23 am

Anyone can see the Kavanaugh slanders for what they are: brass-knuckled, any weapon at hand, dirty dealing

Donald Trump’s UN press conference

Donald Trump’s UN press conference was frenetic, yet friendly

September 26, 2018 7:29 pm

A rollicking and rambling affair, complete with colour commentary from Trump, as he sought to subvert the format

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Trump’s phony anti-globalism should fool no-one

September 26, 2018 6:17 pm

The President recognises the political utility of pretending he has instituted a hard philosophical break from prior administrations

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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

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Donald Trump refuses to ‘imagine there’s no countries’ — and the UN hates him for it

September 26, 2018 10:44 am

The President talked to the United Nations like a grown-up. They didn’t like it

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How China sees the trade war

September 26, 2018 8:26 am

Beijing will seek friends in defence of globalisation and the other mantras Xi likes to unroll

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Grassley posts a picture of corn  —  but no-one will lend an ear

September 25, 2018 2:59 pm

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee can get no love on Instagram