Featured image: “Donald Trump” by Gage Skidmore is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 The past few months have been difficult for former president Donald Trump—after losing reelection in November, his cries of electoral fraud being repeatedly rejected by the courts, he was impeached a second time for inciting the Capitol riots, and numerous new investigations have been opened into Read More…
“Twitter is free to remove things from its platform: it does it all the time, the only difference being that now it’s happened to someone with tangible, if wilting, power. This is what other users call a ‘consequence’.”
Hayden Barnes examines the controversy over Donald Trump’s ban from Twitter.
“My fervent hope is that a Biden presidency, operating at a more sedate pace than its febrile predecessor, will calm America’s political atmosphere. The return to a more respectful politics, of the kind Mitt Romney showed in 2012, requires effort from both sides.”
Oliver Buckingham discusses Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the 2020 election.
Our readers discuss Trump’s legacy, the difference between a coup and riots, and a Capitol Hill staffer’s experience of the building’s occupation.
Alex Miller analyses what the normalisation of relation between Bahrain and Israel means for the Middle East.
Oliver Bater discusses why Trump’s attacks on Biden are failing.
James Carville, the Democratic Party’s most outspoken political strategist, provides his take on the party’s prospects in November’s presidential election: an upbeat outlook supported by the polling data.
On the 30th of July, Donald Trump pinned a new tweet to the top of his twitter page: “With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA. Delay the Election until people can properly, Read More…
In the US, where coronavirus cases are still rapidly increasing across many states, how higher education will look in the autumn is especially unclear.
Oliver Bater discusses the impact Trump’s poor management of coronavirus may have on his popularity.