The term “deep state” is often used to describe the core historical institutions of a nation state, especially when they are known to act in their own
If you’re a politics’ junkie like me you’ve probably already watched the main highlights of yesterday’s extraordinary White House press conference by Donald J Trump but
This seems appropriate enough for the day that’s in it. British ska-pop giants Madness and their 1985 release, Uncle Sam, from the album, Mad Not
Returning to US politics, last night I watched the remarkably candid documentary, “Weiner“, the subject of which is the eponymous former congressman Anthony Weiner. The New
Emboldened by the unexpected – if much feared – victory of Donald Trump in the United States’ presidential election the inhabitants of the ultra-conservative fringe in
Well, here’s one prediction I wish I had got wrong. President Donald J. Trump. Seriously, the United States of America, what the fuck? Of course, it could have
There is a certain satisfaction to be derived from having one’s opinions – or prejudices – confirmed and that is certainly true in relation to the
Gary Johnson, presidential candidate for the Libertarian Party and the political gift that just keeps on giving! 🙂
Before the first one-on-one presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump the press consensus held that if the coiffured orangutan managed to refrain from throwing his own excrement around
The decision by the FBI in the United States to release fifty-eight pages of notes from its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email history as secretary of state
One of the main talking points in the raucous US presidential election is the issue of defence spending, in particular Donald Trumps’ bombastic insistence that:
One of my favourite films is the 1958 release, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof“, based on a play of the same name by Tennessee Williams,
The voice that is rarely heard in presidential elections in the United States. Representatives of the Native American nations and communities speak out.
With Hillary Rodham Clinton anointed as the Democratic Party candidate for president all’s over bar the shouting at the organisation’s 2016 national convention in Philadelphia. Admittedly there seems
Michael Moore, the left-wing American documentary-maker, has been saying it since last year, though it’s only in recent months that people have started to take notice.