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The Russia frenzy gripping Washington

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All sides in US politics now make wild, conspiratorial claims. Read my Spiked article in full here.

Spiked podcast: the Obama legacy

I spoke to Ella Whelan about Barack Obama’s legacy, on the Spiked podcast. You can listen to it here. Ella also speaks with Tom Slater about the fallout from Theresa May’s Brexit speech, and to Pauline Hadaway about the political crisis in Northern Ireland.

Obama is not your saviour

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Sean Collins on the cult of Obama and the crisis of American politics. Read my Spiked article in full here.

Spiked podcast: Russian hacking hysteria and the threat to democracy

I spoke to Ella Whelan about the hysteria in America over alleged Russian hacking, on the Spiked podcast. You can listen to it here. Ella also speaks with Brendan O’Neill about the war in Syria, and to Joanna Williams about the rise of gender-neutral language.

Trump: it wasn’t Russia wot won it

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It’s the Democrats who threaten to undermine American democracy. Read my Spiked article in full here.

What’s in and what’s out: a guide for the politically fashionable in the Trump era

It’s hard to keep up with fashionable political views. Here is a guide for those trying stay one step ahead as we enter the Trump era. Out: Disrespecting election results threatens our democracy.  In: Disruptions to protest the election results. End the electoral college! Out: Challenging Obama’s legitimacy is racist. In: #NotMyPresident Out: Respect my vote. In: Your vote is […]

The rise of Trump – what we got right

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In the aftermath of Trump’s election victory, many are trying to explain and make sense of it. But to readers of Spiked and this blog, his win was not entirely a surprise. We identified the forces behind Trump’s rise that other pundits and analysts today are only just discovering. We didn’t predict his victory, but we […]

Spiked podcast: President Trump: revolter or autocrat?

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In this week’s Spiked podcast, I joined Reason editor Nick Gillespie, lawyer and author Wendy Kaminer, and Spiked’s Ella Whelan to discuss Donald Trump’s victory and the aftermath of the election. You can listen to the podcast here.

Revenge of the deplorables

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Our US correspondent on Trump and the death of the establishment. Read my Spiked article in full here.

Neither Trump nor Clinton

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Our American correspondent on why neither deserves your ballot. Read my Spiked article in full here.

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