The U.S. today may increasingly resemble the single-party, single-coalition or dominant party regimes of yesteryear.
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The international shift from cooperation to conflict that Trump’s administration has made is based on the continuation of the Obama administration, with opposite means.
Arendt’s analysis of totalitarianism matches Trump’s politics. Being alert means not to retreat in the hopes and naivety that it won’t be as bad as it looks.
As they take office, the new US president, Donald Trump, and his national security staff should remember the key lessons learned in the Middle East by their predecessors.
Hillary Clinton quite literally turned the tables on Trump – inverting the gender binary that had for centuries kept women from public office
Donald Trump fits the paradigm of a “trickster clown”, taking advantage of people who feel confused or alienated during times of transitions.
The habit of homogenising religious political behaviour only leads to sloppy thinking disconnected from the evidence of how really existing religious citizens act
Even if Clinton wins the nominations, Sanders has exposed enough chinks in her armour to make a Presidential contest tough for her to win.
If the Republican Party does not alter its policy positions, particularly on immigration reform and social issues, it risks becoming a minority party for the foreseeable future.
Women candidates did extremely well in the 2012 election. In this era of political dysfunction in Washington, perhaps we can be forgiven for finding a small bit of optimism here.
Regardless of who will run in 2016, the 2012 presidential election reaffirms the importance of women’s votes in U.S. elections. Moving forward, both parties would do well to pay particular attention to women’s voices inside and outside of government.
A special election in Massachusetts held to select the replacement for Ted Kennedy as US Senator has had great political impact in the US with the victory of Scott Brown, the Republican candidate. The Kennedys, first JFK and then Teddy (with retainers inserted when technically required), had controlled the seat for 57 years.