Despite a midterm election largely free of controversy over its legitimacy, a large percentage of Americans distrust elections. And that’s dangerous for democracy.
The historic conviction of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and one other co-defendant for seditious conspiracy has implications for free speech and the future of the militia movement in the US.
The runoff election for the Senate seat in Georgia has wider implications for the balance of power across the US.
Yes, the Republicans had a poor showing at the midterms and Trump’s 2024 announcement has had a muted reception. But there is still plenty of support for the former president and his MAGA movement.
Lots has been said about the 2022 US midterm elections. But a scholar of democracy says there’s really only one conclusion that can be made about how voters behaved.
Bret Easton Ellis’s grotesquely violent novel is irreducibly misogynist, racist and homophobic. So was Reagan’s America. It’s less darkly comic satire than deadly serious social diagnostic.
The current political polarisation will make the president’s job even harder.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced she will step aside from senior leadership. It could lead to generational change in the Democratic Party.
Biden remains the default candidate for the Democrat nomination for the 2024 election, but he is ageing and many believe the party would benefit from a younger candidate.
The former president made little mention of his personal legal battles as he announced his bid to retake the White House.
As Donald Trump announces he will run for president in 2024, Rupert Murdoch makes it clear he will not support him. Some reports are suggesting he will instead throw his weight behind Ron DeSantis.
There is a lot about Donald Trump that makes him attractive to the public, and alluring to the media. A scholar of political journalism has some suggestions about how to cover him.
Despite America’s deep divisions, the electioneering showed democracy’s resilience. This should be a boost for democracy advocates across Africa.
An expert on international education explains the forces behind the drop in students from China and the jump in students from India studying in the US.
The former president’s star appears to be on the wane, which could affect his decision whether to run for the presidency in 2024.
The two were close colleagues, but now there’s little love lost between Trump and the man who may ruin his chances of another try for the White House.
Despite Jair Bolsonaro’s defeat in Brazil, democracy remains under threat. The legacies of authoritarian figures like Bolsonaro and Donald Trump live on.
Veterans of past wars have long been at the forefront of peace advocacy in the United States.
Many of the world’s most powerful and aspiring leaders are aging or elderly men. That’s a big problem.
The Republicans have not done as well as predicted in the US midterm results.