2016 US Election

Violent protests after an election are highlighting the polarisation of modern politics. (Photo: The Guardian)

Healthy Debate is Dying

We are becoming increasingly intolerant to those who have political opinions which differ to our own. Sneering at Donald Trump’s supporters as “racists”, “bigots” and “sexists” only makes you part of the problem. The election...

Following his electoral victory, Donald Trump must nominate candidates to fill in the most important positions in the world. (Photo: CNN)

The Trump Team

With President-elect Donald Trump scheduled to be inaugurated in less than two months, Casey Kroll analyses the potential next cabinet. He did it. He defied all odds and won the Presidency of the United...

Tony Blair has faced more than a decade of criticism over his conduct in the run up to the Iraq War. (Photo: Stefan Rousseau)

The Crumbling Centrist Consensus

Divided and powerless, centrists have their leaders to blame for the immense unpopularity of their ideology. On 8 November, centrism was dealt its most savage blow yet, as Donald Trump was elected to serve...

Don’t fight the man, fight his politics. (Photo: Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

Don’t Make Him a Martyr

Accusing Donald Trump of racism or sexism will only bolster his support. If he fails the Electoral College on these grounds, we might never hear the end of it. When compared to other modern...

Whilst Reagan stoked a revival of the US's classical liberal tradition, Trump has snuffed it out. (Photo: Salon)

Bye Bye Miss American Pie

Donald Trump’s election victory is the death knell for the founding ideology of the United States. On 9 November 2016, Donald Trump, to the astonishment of virtually everyone (including, most likely, the man himself)...

Sudden Death

After nearly two years of campaigning, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump make their last stand. Casey Kroll analyses both candidates’ chances in becoming the next leader of the free world. America is an...

Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will have to plan strategically in the final weeks of the election if they wish to occupy the White House. (Photo: Matt Wade Photography).

The Path to Pennsylvania Avenue

With only weeks until election day, Casey Kroll analyses the various ways Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton could win the American presidential election and sit in the Oval Office. It was only a couple...

Ask not for whom the Trump tolls. (Photo: Getty)

Trumping Expectations

Donald Trump is behind Hillary Clinton for now, but his populist tide hardly seems to disappear. While this might seem a moody prospect for many a sensible Briton, it could come with its fair...

Republican nominee Donald Trump introduces Mike Pence to the crowd at a rally in Westfield, Indiana. (Photo: Michael Conroy/Associated Press)

Picking Pence

By choosing Governor Mike Pence as his VP nominee, Donald Trump increases his chances of unifying the Republican Party and winning in November. Everyone in America knows the name “Trump.” From his humorous insults...

Hillary Clinton appears with Virginia senator Tim Kaine days before announcing their political partnership. (Photo: Andrew Harnik/Associated Press)

No Kaine, No Gain

After months of speculation, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has announced her running mate, and her choice might just bring her to the White House. Hillary Clinton may have already won the American presidential election....

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the two presumptive nominees, and now they must pick someone to rally with them. (Photo: Getty Images)

Second in Command

With the two most unpopular candidates in US history leading the race, never before has the next possible vice president mattered so much. So who’s in the running? As November looms on the horizon...

A three-party election? (Photo: The Libertarian Republic)

Let Freedom Ring

The American people are faced with a disastrous choice this election. A choice between statism and statism, between less freedom and less freedom. But behind all this liberty-hating, lies a very clear alternative. The...

A 2007 photo of Hillary Clinton with billionaire Wall Street businessman, Warren Buf-fett. In December 2015, Buffett joined other Wall Street figures to raise funds for a pro-Hillary Super PAC. (Photo: Paul Sakuma/PA)

Chameleon Clinton

Indecisive, insincere and insipid; Hillary Clinton’s hypocrisy and flip-flopping make her unsuited to be president. Antagonism has reached new heights in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, with Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont...

Following her big win in New York, Hillary Clinton’s lead is now insurmountable (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

On the Back-Berner

Bernie Sanders now has no feasible path to White House, but he can still help shape the Democratic debate. Almost a year since Bernie Sanders officially announced his presidential bid, it’s safe to say...

Ted Cruz and John Kasich, the Trump-fighting duo. (Photo: ABC News)

Trumping Democracy

In their quest to stop Donald Trump’s candidacy, the Republican establishment have played into his supporters’ narrative and handed him the moral high-ground. Donald Trump may be a divisive figure, but he has a...

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