America

The cult of Donald Trump

16 January 2021 9:00 am

The thing we most need to understand right now is how you deprogram people who have been in a cult.…

Portrait of the week: Queen gets vaccinated, Trump supporters riot and gorillas catch Covid

16 January 2021 9:00 am

Home The government, in the face of overwhelming numbers of people with Covid-19 being admitted to hospital, told everyone to…

The left-wing takeover of America

9 January 2021 9:00 am

The Democrats have taken control of America

Trump has given the Democrats a chance in Georgia

6 January 2021 7:12 am

Senate runoffs are being held today in Georgia, due to a peculiar state law which says that if no candidate…

Biden’s burden: can he save the free world?

12 December 2020 9:00 am

Will he build on Trump’s foreign policy achievements – or destroy them?

Iran vs the rest: the Middle East has reached a tipping point

5 December 2020 9:00 am

The next six weeks will be crucial for the Middle East

Here comes President Joebama

28 November 2020 9:00 am

‘So you’re seeing a team develop that I have great confidence in,’ said former president Barack Obama this week when…

Donald Trump won’t leave me alone

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Ever since I saw him in Pensacola, Florida the other week, Donald J. Trump will not leave me alone. Each…

Like a never-ending episode of The Jerry Springer Show: Hillbilly Elegy reviewed

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Hillbilly Elegy is an adaptation of the best-selling memoir, published in 2016, by J.D. Vance and it’s quite a story.…

Portrait of the week: Cummings goes, Corbyn returns and pigeon sells for £1.4m

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Home Dominic Cummings, the chief adviser to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, left Downing Street after a week in which…

The march of the fascist mushrooms

21 November 2020 9:00 am

It has been too long coming. While conscientious and decent liberals have tried to explain why, to their horror, millions…

Racists will love it: National Theatre's Death of England – Delroy reviewed

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Death of England: Delroy is a companion piece to Death of England, which ran in February at the NT and…

What the three types of Trump supporter really want

14 November 2020 9:00 am

As Democrats’ colossal collective sigh of relief drives wind turbines even over in Britain, let’s not lose sight of the…

Trump may have lost, but his agenda is here to stay

14 November 2020 9:00 am

He may have lost – but his agenda is here to stay

Voters have lost their nerve

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Elections teach us nothing. Instead, each tribe dredges succour from the minutiae, proving that they had been right all along.…

My post-election drink with Nigel Farage

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is a useful stop for journalists looking for some rust-belt Americana not too far from New York. The…

Divided states: Trump has shown how well he understands America

7 November 2020 9:00 am

Once again, Trump has shown how well he understands America

The Trump riddle is still unsolved

7 November 2020 9:00 am

American expats have a conundrum on election night: do you stay up to watch the results come in or do…

America sails into the unknown

7 November 2020 9:00 am

 Washington, DC On election day in the capital there is no thrill in the air, but there is a sound:…

Joe Biden should prepare for gridlock

6 November 2020 7:01 pm

The Democratic Party was anticipating a blue wave this fall, a victory of such magnitude that Republicans would be spending…

Why the Democrats are still haunted by Florida

3 November 2020 2:10 am

As we get closer to the American election, Democrats in swing states like Pennsylvania and Arizona are sounding notes of…

I’m voting to make America boring again

31 October 2020 9:00 am

I just spent £2.50 in postage to bring about one of the last things I want. Specifically, the next-to-last thing…

Portrait of the week: Shopping bans in Wales, soft drinks in Scotland and stowaways at sea

31 October 2020 9:00 am

Home Wales, entering a 17-day ‘firebreak’, closed most shops by law but then tried to stop supermarkets selling ‘non-essential’ items…

A Biden victory would be no great boon for Britain

31 October 2020 9:00 am

It is remarkably uncommon for a US president to fail to be re-elected. It has happened just twice in the…

Trump’s humour is his weakness – and his strength

31 October 2020 9:00 am

Earlier this summer left-wing activists announced a ‘semi-autonomous zone’ in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle. Denuded of law enforcement…