Politics
Politics
15 August 2018

Where are all the white supremacists?

The pathetic Unite the Right rally shows white supremacy is dead.

7 August 2018

They’re not book‑burners – they’re morons

The Bookmarks stunt was dumb and illiberal, but this is not the 1930s.

27 July 2018

A new socialist America? Calm down

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comes off more as elitist than radical.

23 July 2018

The flight of the elites from the nation state

When leaders lose faith in the nation, geopolitics becomes more unstable.

20 July 2018

Why liberals bash Trump but ignore dictators

Perhaps protesters expect only white rulers to be civilised.

They are not communists, you idiots

Calm down, right-wingers: Corbynistas are squarer than you think.

18 July 2018

Fascists, fascists everywhere

Why the left loves to whip up fears over the far right.

17 July 2018

‘Trump is a Russian plant’: birtherism for liberals

The idea that Trump is in Putin’s pocket is a feverish conspiracy theory.

Those anti-Trump protests were really, really weird

This was atomised middle-class angst dressed up as radicalism.

13 July 2018

Days of middle-class rage

The Trump protests are more about therapy than politics.