Politics
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.

Is there no end to Merkel’s rule?

Her party has won another state election, but she’s not invincible.

Why pollsters keep getting it wrong

Polling groups are too mystified by people to understand them.

8 May 2017

Local elections in interesting results shocker!

The lack of an anti-Brexit backlash and other news from last week’s British polls.