Trump has indicated that, in a second stint as president, he would punish his enemies and reward his champions.
Former president Donald Trump greets the crowd at a campaign rally Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, in Claremont, N.H.
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Instead of giving Trump’s fascist rhetoric a wider audience, news organizations must simply point out he’s attempting to dehumanize his fellow citizens, create a path to violence and destroy democracy.
The US president’s ratings may be poor, but historical data and and analysis suggests, he could still win the election.
At a January 2017 executive order signing, adviser Peter Navarro is third from left behind Trump and Steve Bannon is on the far right.
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The convictions of two former Trump aides who refused to comply with the House Jan. 6 committee’s information requests could revive a potent tool for holding powerful people accountable.
Fire over Tenterfield, New South Wales.
Jem Bendell encourages us to think about societal collapse in ways that are ‘profound and startlingly original’, with the potential to birth whole new social movements, says Tom Doig.
When Democrats and Republicans fight, do Americans win?
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The deadline to fund the US government is fast approaching, and it will take a Congress seemingly addicted to brinkmanship to keep the government open.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin speaks during a rally in Leesburg, Va., on Nov. 6, 2023.
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Democrats regained the Virginia legislature in the 2023 election, and that spells trouble for Republicans seeking to win the White House in 2024.
In a year, Joe Biden and Donald Trump will likely square off again – two aging and flawed men each with their own set of weaknesses, though Biden is not under four indictments.
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On Nov. 5, 2024, Americans will likely have to choose between two older men as president. Here’s what to watch out for in the second showdown between Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
Donald Trump, left, and Joe Biden, both photographed on Nov. 2, 2023, are two of the three oldest men ever to serve as president.
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Many years beyond the average American retirement age, politicians vie for power and influence. Their constituents tend to prefer they step back and pass the torch to younger people.
Donald Trump attends his civil fraud trial in New York City on Oct. 25, 2023.
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Trump’s call for violence is only part of a larger push for social disruption and destruction. For only in the wake of such events can a new, white, Christian, illiberal world arise.
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin gives a thumbs-up during an Economic Club of Washington event on Sept. 26, 2023.
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With the balance of political power at stake in the Virginia legislature, voters in this key swing state may reveal clues for the 2024 presidential election.
Leadership and likability questions help pollsters predict who might win.
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Data gleaned from even early polls reveals critical clues on how voters view candidates and issues.
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe speaks to the media at the Saskatchewan legislature in Regina. His government plans to invoke the notwithstanding clause to override a judge’s injunction and introduce legislation about the province’s pronoun policy in school.
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The only solution to the ominous threats posed by the increasing use of the notwithstanding clause is to amend Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Democracy at its best struggles to enable the better angels of our nature. Demagoguery does the opposite - and we are increasingly at risk of it.
With the former president still very popular within the Republican Party, it will likely come down to Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis to challenge him for the Republican nomination.
Donald Trump has not ruled out standing as speaker of the House of Representatives.
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Some Republicans have said they want to nominate Donald Trump for speaker, after the previous candidate was ousted.
U.S. Marines gather near an American flag in Somalia on Dec. 1, 1992.
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Thirty years after the Battle of Mogadishu, the US continues waging war in Somalia, with little public knowledge, scrutiny or constructive results.
Mitt Romney, left, represents an old-fashioned GOP conservatism. Donald Trump, right, doesn’t − and Romney is leaving politics.
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Republicans Mike Pence and Mitt Romney both spoke recently about the conservative ideals that animate their politics − and which Donald Trump has violated. Do voters care?
China’s leader Xi Jinping at the 2023 Brics meeting.
Understanding China’s history could help western observers see its foreign policy more clearly.
President Joe Biden talks to the widow of Republican senator John McCain at a speech he gave on democracy.
Biden’s team are about to launch a US$25 million television advertising blitz in key battleground states.