A Turning Tide
A record-breaking 500 women are currently running for major office in the US, but activists have greeted the so-called ‘year of the woman’ cautiously in a country that lags behind in representation internationally, saying much more needs to be done. Siobhán Brett reports
Trump does what he wants while council runs for the hills
After failing to convincingly condemn white supremacists, the US president is now under more pressure than he has ever been since taking office
Protestors gather outside Trump Tower as president comes home
Siobhán Brett reports from the scene outside Trump Tower as thousands of people gathered to protest at the US President's response to the recent violence in Charlottesville
'How many more times can Trump's aides be surprised by his outbursts?'
Authority and ability amount to little without will', writes Siobhán Brett
Trump's latest actions laugh in the face of the rule of law
Will the cumulative effect of Trump's undemocratic impulses lead to the dismantling of government feared by many, asks Siobhán Brett
Siobhán Brett: 'That selfsame message - only now, with a mandate'
President Trump's support at his inauguration was - as ever - confoundingly white
Altered States: the hallucination that became reality
Siobhán Brett reflects on what the spectacle has taught her about America - and shares the aftershock of a personal Trumpocalypse
'It is very hard not to feel hopeless at the outcome of this election'
'I always hoped and believed America would deny Trump the presidency'
US presidential election: Eighteen months in America
It has been a scarring election campaign, writes Siobhán Brett, and America will welcome the end