Politics
Politics

From Brexit to Grenfell

Why the left prefers the poor when they’re tragic and vulnerable.

22 June 2017

Trudeau, not Trump, is the real demagogue

Media swooning over the Canadian PM has become a cult of personality.

21 June 2017

Macron is not the Messiah


The French president’s success is built on the rubble of the old politics.

19 June 2017

The Steve Scalise shooting and the hypocrisy of right‑wingers

Blaming anti-Trump speech for James Hodgkinson’s actions is a dangerous game.

13 June 2017

Macron: a political mirage

He's successful only because French politics has collapsed.

The rise of Labour, the death of Labourism

Corbyn’s success confirms the hollowing-out of the left.

6 June 2017

Trump: a tyranny of the minority

Most Americans are opposed to the president’s authoritarian policies.

23 May 2017

Remove Trump and you remove democracy

He’s a bad president, but the elitist agitation against him is worse.

18 May 2017

The myth of the Macron renaissance

His 'new' politics looks a lot like business as usual.