Donald Trump

“Could a Donald Trump — someone who says he can fix the country’s problems because of his extraordinary business acumen — be elected to high office in the UK?”

How Thorstein Veblen’s “conspicuous consumption” explains the rise of The Donald

“From Hollywood to Holyrood, people think they are fighting the Nazis. But they’re not”

For all their differences, the new President and his predecessor are both committed to the same project: the US retreat from global leadership 

The once-great home of Immanuel Kant has become a post-Soviet dystopia, fortified by Putin — a time bomb waiting to explode

After Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya, defeatists say the UK should never again intervene militarily abroad. The PM knows they are wrong 

The 45th President is no Big Brother. Brave New World predicted the world today more accurately than Nineteen Eighty-Four

The new President will face huge problems, though he may be the cure rather than a symptom. It is hard to be optimistic about his chances

The new President was elected by voters who feel that he is on their side. They are probably right: he will put America back to work    

The Oxford professor who correctly predicted the end of the Soviet Union now offers his prognosis of America for the next four years