US Politics

silent

I will not be silent

June 18, 2020 12:07 pm

If there is white privilege, millions of whites don’t experience it

uk-us trade deal

Could British farmers block a UK-US trade deal?

June 18, 2020 11:00 am

The biggest obstacle to an agreement remains agriculture

john bolton

John Bolton is a greedy hack

June 18, 2020 8:40 am

But his book reveals the drastic shortcomings of Trump’s approach to foreign affairs

Georgetown University's Healy Hall

Black mass: the Georgetown Lecture Fund’s odd diversity campaign

June 17, 2020 7:11 pm

The Jesuit college’s students are play-acting as ‘non-partisan’ celebrators of speech

john bolton

The ill-timed revelations of John Bolton

June 17, 2020 4:41 pm

The books hit Trump

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Who doesn’t fund the Federalist?

June 16, 2020 4:09 pm

NBC claims Google banned the Federalist from its ad platform...wrongly

covid

Have the protests proved that COVID-19 risks are being vastly exaggerated?

June 16, 2020 2:44 pm

What we have right now is the worst of all worlds

anti-racism

What anti-racism really means and how to talk about it

June 16, 2020 11:39 am

In Critical Race Theory, ‘racism’ means ‘systemic racism’, which is said to be ‘the ordinary state of affairs’ in the United States

joe biden

The Biden factor is difficult to calculate

June 16, 2020 11:18 am

President Trump should win, but that does not now provide any certainty that he will

defend

Defend the police

June 16, 2020 6:02 am

Who will support cops, when even the Trump administration blames them?

judges

Why banking on judges is a poor strategy

June 15, 2020 7:18 pm

There is no silver bullet that gets around the tough work of legislating

military

How much does Trump’s rift with military brass matter?

June 15, 2020 5:34 pm

He knows that the military rank and file largely support him

prince andrew

Prince Andrew fires back at Department of Justice

June 15, 2020 1:01 pm

‘Andrew was the least protected of all the individuals who knew Jeffrey Epstein’

protest rally covid democrats

You can’t rally. We can riot

June 14, 2020 4:46 pm

The staggering hypocrisy of the Democrats over COVID-19

systematically

Society isn’t systemically racist. It is systemically woke

June 14, 2020 2:30 pm

All this ‘structural’ talk isn’t just wrong; it is dishonest

neocons

Neocons come home to roost

June 13, 2020 2:24 pm

Reagan was tarred as an extremist in much the same terms as Trump. Yet the neocons supported him

standing

How do you like US now?

June 13, 2020 1:48 pm

America’s standing in the world doesn’t depend on elite opinions

corporations

Conservatives — corporations are not your friend

June 13, 2020 4:53 am

The right needs to unlearn its affinity for big capitalism

hamilton

The European Union may never have its ‘Hamilton moment’

June 13, 2020 2:45 am

The COVID crisis could spectacularly undermine the push towards federalism

girlboss

Slayed queens: the girlboss, dethroned

June 12, 2020 4:37 pm

Intersectionality comes for all

baltimore

Is change on the horizon in Baltimore?

June 12, 2020 4:09 pm

Brandon Scott would be deemed a success as mayor if he could avoid a major political scandal while keeping annual homicides under 300

j.k. rowling

Speak up for J.K. Rowling

June 12, 2020 11:57 am

We must stand up for women who dare to tell the truth

capitol hill autonomous zone

What’s it like in the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone?

June 11, 2020 7:10 pm

At night there’s a touch of Dunkirk as you pass by rows of bedraggled-looking campers hunched together around braziers

wisconsin

The lessons from Wisconsin’s lockdown lifting

June 11, 2020 4:47 pm

Even after lockdowns end, people aren’t returning to normality

knee

Where did ‘taking a knee’ come from?

June 11, 2020 3:47 pm

The football tactic is also known as the genuflect offense