Tim Stanley

‘The Illegal Act’: Roosevelt, in a boat named National Recovery, struggles to save Uncle Sam from the Depression. The cartoon appeared in 1935, when the United States Supreme Court declared the National Recovery Administration unconstitutional

What America needs is another Franklin D. Roosevelt

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Franklin D. Roosevelt isn’t as popular as he once was. When Barack Obama won the 2008 election, he let it…

The Republicans are ready to win – once they’ve dumped Donald Trump

1 August 2015 9:00 am

Lunatics with money are never ‘mad’, only eccentric. In America, they are also Republican presidential candidates. So Donald Trump, a…

From King Arthur to Lord Toby Jug: in praise of the eccentric independent

11 April 2015 9:00 am

No election night is complete without a man dressed as King Arthur waving a plastic sword as the result is…

Only capitalism can save Nigeria

31 January 2015 9:00 am

Abuja was eerily quiet when I arrived. The capital of Nigeria is normally bustling, but that morning the wide boulevards…

Return of the fairy-hunters

3 January 2015 9:00 am

If like me you get all your news from the Cornish Guardian, you may have spotted an article announcing that…

Rand Paul is like Nigel Farage – except he might win

1 November 2014 9:00 am

When America’s National Institutes of Heath said that it hadn’t cured Ebola yet because of budget cuts, Senator Rand Paul…

Brighton has become an object lesson in why it is a disaster to vote Green

18 October 2014 9:00 am

I have just moved back to Brighton, and I am happy to report that it remains as shambolic as ever.…