Donald Trump has carved out an aspect of the survivalist trope so adroitly that it led to unexpected political success in 2016. It could easily happen again in 2024
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.
The quest for significance and respect is a universal part of human nature. It has the potential to inspire great works – but lately, it has been much in evidence tearing society apart.
Death threats against Republicans who oppose Trump are not just the result of angry people. They are, instead, an attempt to intimidate people into sticking with his movement.
The closeness of the 2020 U.S. election has much to do with the way in which both Trump and Biden have invoked an imagined past.
Joe Biden and Mike Pence both wrote op-eds in a Christian paper. How their use of Christianity, history and politics differ.
The cult of the personality surrounding Donald Trump is powerful and will be difficult to dislodge, whatever the outcome of the election in November.
Bobi Wine in Uganda does it; so do the Economic Freedom Fighters in South Africa. The red beret is worn to signify the revolutionary. Its power lies in a symbolism that combines art and politics.
Never mind a “Muslim ban”, Obamacare repeal or a wall on the Mexican border – Donald Trump’s only real agenda is himself.
In 1978, Californians voted to pass Proposition 13, which slashed property taxes and ushered in an era of underinvestment, ending the ‘California dream’ for many.
A Trump presidency brings into question America’s traditional approach to Africa, especially Rwanda. But a true shift in US foreign policy in Africa is not a priority for the Trump administration.