Trump’s latest triumph is a defeat for US democracy
Democrats could have done the state some service by challenging Trump’s refusal to cooperate with the impeachment trial in the courts, instead they quickly pushed the process through in the hope of humiliating the president. The strategy backfired
In decades to come, historians may pinpoint February 5, 2020 – not September 11, 2001 – as the day America was forever changed.
The September 11 attacks were an external attack – an assault by a foreign enemy on one of America’s most visible icons of capitalism. The attack of February 5, 2020 was far more serious. It was an attack on America from within. The inhabitants of two of America’s most revered institutions – the Senate and the...
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Editorial: Bustling Biden needs global support for ambitious vision
As it approaches its 100th day in office, the Biden adminstration must work with countries such as China and India in order to address the likes of the climate crisis and global tax regimes
Trump protégé fights for his political life amid sex and drugs controversy
Matt Gaetz, the Florida Congressman and a rising star in the Republican Party, is embroiled in a sex-trafficking scandal that threatens to consume his career
Biden’s American jobs plan puts Republicans on the back foot
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DC battles its democratic deficit and fights to become 51st state
With no votes and no senators, Washington, DC’s non-state status has long been an issue for its 712,000 permanent residents