Today, as in the past, pro-car sentiment is a backlash against nascent environmental protest.
In light of the 2022 election results, offering voters more of what they just rejected is unlikely to be a winning strategy.
Past prime ministers could afford to talk big on climate change – but now the impact of the environmental crisis is manifestly real, Sunak can’t afford to appease those who oppose green policies.
The news media spent a lot of time reporting on how much progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans didn’t like the debt ceiling deal. But centrists had enough votes to pass it in the House.
It will take a lot of strategic ingenuity to fight the rise of populism. And it will get harder to do so as politicians rig the game with rules designed to reduce voting.
Brinkmanship means coming to the edge of potential default on the US debt ceiling. Are lawmakers negotiating the debt limit representing the wishes and interests of their voters?
When people cut personal, interracial or interreligious ties because of political differences, the societal impact can be the same as forced segregation.
A scholar of extremism attended the CPAC meeting in March, in part to try to understand political polarization, and only saw signs of a worsening divide.
Through songs such as ‘The Pill,’ Lynn addressed issues confronting all women. The country star died on Oct. 4 at age 90.
The new leader of the Conservative party inherits a country in crisis.
Economists discuss current political proposals designed to tackle the cost of living crisis.
Previous government bailouts have set a precedent for intervention in the cost of living crisis
Who started the culture war on climate change? And are we nearing its demise? Our new research provides some clues.
A scholar of constitutional law and American religious history explains how the abortion issue has been historically rooted in religious beliefs, giving a moral certainty that law cannot provide.
A series of in-depth interviews with self-described conservatives found concerns that go beyond concerns about selective facts or obvious partisanship.
Vladimir Putin has long been a favorite with many American evangelicals who praised his support for conservative values – and some of them still can’t break up with him.
A teacher was fired this month for reading his favourite picture book, I Need a New Butt, to kids. It’s an example of how US conservatives are focusing on school boards as weapons in the culture wars.
As household budgets come under strain, so does support for governments, as Boris Johnson should note.
Boris Johnson continues to insist the public cares more that he ‘gets on with the job’ than what happened in Downing Street over lockdown. But he may be wrong.
For all the public anger over the ‘Partygate’ scandal, Johnson’s weakened position owes much to the aftershocks of Brexit.