US politics

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

Saturday Night Live’s portrayal of the Republican candidate for President shows the limits of comedy’s power

Hillary Clinton may manage to knock Humpty Trumpty off his wall, but who will put the United States back together again?  

America’s post-Cold War strategy failed with Russia — will it fail to limit Beijing’s aggressiveness too?

Supporters of Donald Trump and Jeremy Corbyn share an aversion to journalists — and the truth

Can the Libertarians break through America’s two-party system?

The American establishment pays court to the Oval Office, but now the masses outside the Beltway are turning on their lords and masters

The two likely Presidential candidates have radically different visions on how to restore America’s finances — and both pose grave dangers