The authors of a new book trace the enduring influence of American Puritanism, and explain how the President appeals to it.
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Phoebe Griffith: Like Hannan, I have lived in Peru. But my take on its recent story is very different.
The legacy of the Fujimorista regime has shaped Peru to this day, and has been far more pervasive and corrosive than General Velasco’s.
Confessions of use in their youth by politicians raises the case for controlled legalisation – at least of ‘soft’ substances, if not yet of hard ones.
A new book about Holocaust and climate change denial also casts light on the American President.
Ben Roback: Children in cages – part of Trump’s playbook for the mid-terms and the next presidential election
The Republican base which is so staunchly loyal to its president shows no sign of wavering over an issue that candidate Trump was persistently vocal about.
It’s time for us to acknowledge that it is a response to our own failures – and to listen to voters who are opting for it.
It can be hard to look past the President’s excesses – but the realities of government and the economy tell a more mixed story than you might assume.
Nadhim Zahawi: Clinton didn’t lose because of racism or sexism. She lost because she had nothing new to offer
This result was a classic case of “it’s the economy, stupid”, as swathes of the traditionally Democrat-voting areas of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan turned red.
It’s Trumpxit – and a changed world. What America’s earthquake means for Brexit Britain and Europe’s security.
We will have a pro-Leave President and may get a trade deal. But we face a threat to the security umbrella that has protected us and our neighbours since the war.
“As we leave the EU, Britain will seek to become the global leader in free trade.”
Ted Yarbrough: When the United States exchanged its independence for membership of the Americas Union…
How fortunate Britain is to have a Prime Minister who – like any American President imaginable – never voices a view on other counties’ internal affairs.
And evidence from abroad suggests that it will fail in its declared aim of reducing obesity.
The food industry is transforming us into a swarm of mammalian bees.
Graham Stuart MP: How the rest of the world is catching up with Britain on climate change legislation
China was famously said to be building a coal-fired power station every week. Now it is building an equivalent amount of clean energy generating capacity every week.
Equality and Brilliance are trouncing Money and Cheating