Donald Trump’s ill-timed comments on protests by America's elite athletes have given legitimacy to claims of his racial animus.
In a language as idiosyncratic as English, linguistic pedantry is futile and misguided.
What are the obstacles to a successful coup, and what opportunities are open to any would-be plotter?
Far from the millions-strong mass movement of years gone by, today's 'Klan' is really just a smattering of assorted local hate groups.
In defending white nationalists in Charlottesville, Donald Trump took aim at the founding fathers.
The radical right has a keen sense of its own history, and the violence of the 1990s is still fresh in its memory.
Displaying Confederate statues in a carefully curated museum would help end a toxic debate about the difference between remembering and venerating.
His particular brand of foolery is proving highly effective – and destructive.
The man reportedly in talks with the Trump administration has a vision of setting up something akin to the East India Company in Afghanistan.
Trump's former chief strategist has returned to his media roots. And he has more than a few grudges.
The alt-right is trying to subvert America's history of opposition to fascism.
Be prepared to be scared and informed in equal measure by the next series of this cult show.
Robert E. Lee is one of the most memorialised figures of the American civil war. Here's why that causes so much anger.
What should America's role in the world be? A lot of people have an answer, but few of them agree.
Having stoked white resentment for his own benefit throughout his campaign, Trump is still emboldening it.
Climate scientist Mark Maslin interviewed the former US vice-president about his new film, An Inconvenient Sequel.
But everyone gets fired in the end.
Donald Trump has put translators and interpreters the world over in an ethical quandary. Sad!
There's a fierce debate about whether it's ethical for mental health professionals to diagnose politicians they haven't personally examined.
The Department of Defence and the CIA have big seats in the editing suite.