Politics
Politics
11 April 2016

Tax returns and the end of politics

Since when has tax been an index of a politician’s virtue?

8 April 2016

‘Trump supporters are uneducated’

Tom Slater finds a fair bit of prejudice among anti-Trump activists in Long Island.

The Panama Papers: rich-bashing won’t fix the crisis

Moral disgust with the super-wealthy is such lame socialism.

6 April 2016

The West’s death sentence on Syria

Assad and Russia are cleaning up a mess made by Western meddlers.

18 March 2016

In praise of CLR James

A challenging new biopic reveals a tireless, fearless revolutionary.

Must-reads from the past week

Up the Citeh!

Up the Citeh!

3 March 2016

The rise of Trump and the fall of the Republican establishment

The crisis of the GOP is greater than people realise.

24 February 2016

Trump, Sanders and the new American populism

These two candidates are shaking up a staid political life. Good.

1 February 2016

Treating Trump supporters like an exotic tribe

The bigotry of elites who sneer at those who back The Donald.

20 January 2016

Reason Trumps intolerance – for now

Todd Gillespie reports from the parliamentary debate on banning The Donald.

27 December 2015

The year of the populist

From Trump to Syriza, populist politics surged in 2015.