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China and the WHO are given an easy ride in the Covid blame game

25 September 2021 9:00 am

Are you ready to relive 2020? That’s what Adam Tooze is offering as he tells the story of Covid-19 through…

Joe Biden is everything Trump wanted to be

22 September 2021 7:00 pm

Do you remember the president who gave Vladimir Putin everything he wanted in Europe? The president who consistently ignored the…

America sees red: how fury prompted the slide into Trumpism

11 September 2021 9:00 am

After leaving college more than two decades ago, Evan Osnos landed a job on the Exponent Telegram, one of two…

When will Twitter treat Biden like Trump?

2 September 2021 4:12 pm

With the conclusion of the disastrously-executed Afghanistan withdrawal, the attention of Joe Biden and his loyal media apparatchiks has turned to…

Biden risks undermining America’s moral authority

17 August 2021 7:45 am

Joe Biden is facing what will likely be the defining event of his presidency. The gains made in Afghanistan are…

Cuomo, Trump and the secret of eternal political life

14 August 2021 9:00 am

There are many in Donald Trump’s inner circle who have tried to read his mind these past four years, together…

Why shouldn’t we worship the NHS?

14 August 2021 9:00 am

For obvious reasons, stocks in ex-editors of The Spectator are experiencing an all-time low. But my own complaint is with…

An interest in the bizarre helps keep melancholy at bay

7 August 2021 9:00 am

Philip Hensher finds Robert Burton’s perception of the world and the human condition endlessly fascinating

Heroes and villains of the pandemic in America

7 August 2021 9:00 am

The most alarming aspect of living in America is the recurring sensation that no one is in charge. This is…

The complex character of Tricky Dick

7 August 2021 9:00 am

In this Age of Trump, as we cast about for some moment in American history that might help us make…

Playing with fire — did QAnon start as a cynical game?

24 July 2021 9:00 am

The QAnon conspiracy theory may be absurd, but it can’t be ignored. It has already led to significant acts of violence, says Damian Thompson

Marxism, football and Trump’s demise: Tom Holland and Francis Fukuyama in conversation

10 July 2021 9:00 am

Tom Holland and Francis Fukuyama on Marxism, football and Trump’s demise

The increasing cruelty of the North Korean regime

12 June 2021 4:15 pm

On a humid summer’s day in Singapore three years ago today, Donald Trump became the first incumbent US president to…

Boris, Biden and the orange elephant in the room

12 June 2021 9:00 am

Biden and Boris will pretend the Trump presidency never happened

Biden proves that Trump was a true British ally

11 June 2021 8:11 am

Now that Joe Biden has landed, many Brits may now be realising what a stalwart friend you had in Trump. Within minutes…

The Covid lab leak theory is looking increasingly plausible

29 May 2021 9:00 am

What was once a Covid conspiracy theory is looking more plausible

The Trump nightmare isn’t over

15 May 2021 9:00 am

What would happen to the Republicans after Donald Trump? That has been one of the pundits’ favourite themes in the…

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Europe should be wary of Biden's cuddly capitalism

2 May 2021 4:15 pm

Judging by the European press’ reaction to his address to Congress this week, US president Joe Biden’s domestic agenda is…

Is Joe Biden trying to make America poor again?

29 April 2021 4:46 pm

John Maynard Keynes is alleged to have said ‘When the facts change, I change my mind — what do you…

My French lesson has taken a most unexpected turn

3 April 2021 9:00 am

‘Alas, David can’t be here this afternoon,’ I told the French teacher as she let me into her light and…

Is Macron the new Trump?

30 March 2021 10:17 pm

For the last three months journalists across the world have been missing the curious mix of bombast, arrogance, untruths and showmanship…

Walls go up after the Berlin Wall comes down

6 March 2021 9:00 am

In her 2017 travelogue Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe, the writer and poet Kapka Kassabova meets Emel,…

Donald Trump tightens his grip on the Republican party

1 March 2021 10:40 am

‘Do you miss me yet,’ Donald Trump asked the crowd in his opening remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference…

What Trump's acquittal means for the future of American politics

14 February 2021 8:35 am

Former President Donald Trump was acquitted by the Senate today, in what has turned out to be the shortest impeachment…

Trump is being defended by Foghorn Leghorn

13 February 2021 9:00 am

We weren’t long into Bruce Castor’s opening speech defending Donald Trump in his impeachment trial before we knew it was…