Sam Hennessy

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What Europe's Far Right Sees in Trump's Win

The victory of a candidate they believe espouses their views has emboldened them.<p>The congratulations began even before it was clear Donald Trump would triumph in the American presidential election, and they continued the next day as leaders of the European far right, who’d made common cause with …

Europe

Brexit and Trump are just the start — populism will strike Europe next

Donald Trump's surprise victory in the US presidential election has consolidated the global antiestablishment mood sparked by Britain's summer vote to leave the European Union, according to financial and political analysts.<p>The Australian investment bank Macquarie sums it up most succinctly in its …

After Trump's US upset, could France be next?

After Brexit and the victory of Republican Donald Trump, many in France wonder if the next stunning upset could be in their country. The presidential …

Michael Moore has a to-do list for Democrats

<b>FILE - In this May 16, 2016 file photo, Michael Moore attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Moore says he's not allowed to perform a one-man show about the presidential race at a central Ohio theater because officials there consider him too controversial. Moore</b> …

The Trump era

THE fall of the Berlin Wall, on November 9th 1989, was when history was said to have ended. The fight between communism and capitalism was over. …

Morning Spin: What you need to know about Illinois election results

<i>Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield.</i><p><b>Topspin</b><p>What you need to know about the Illinois election:<p><b>*</b>Democrat Hillary Clinton cruised to an expected easy victory over Republican Donald Trump …

Cook County

Here is Donald Trump's plan for his first 100 days

Donald Trump’s election means that a lotof policy change is coming to Washington, DC — and likely a lot faster than many people realize.<p>In an October speech at Gettysburg, Trump laid out everything he wanted to do in his first 100 days in office as president. (I’ve posted the full text below, via …

Does Donald Trump’s victory mean we’re on the verge of the Third World War?

Relax: Donald Trump will soon be in White House. I know, I know – but whatever else you may think about Donald J Trump, he is not going to pick any …

Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump will immediately start his presidency with these six crucial foreign policy challenges

But that is really just the end of the beginning. The country will require a large amount of healing. That the electorate has expressed record high levels of disgust with the political process, and few believe that the country can be united, does not augur well for the new administration.<p>And, …

Trump's foreign policy approach almost same as that of Putin: Kremlin | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Thursday U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s foreign policy approach was “phenomenally close” to that of President Vladimir Putin, giving Russia hope that tattered U.S.-Russia relations could gradually be improved.<p>U.S. President-elect Donald Trump greets …

'Arrival' is the smartest sci-fi movie of the year, and a surprisingly engaging film about language (A)

Though based on a novella titled <i>Story of Your Life</i>, <i>Arrival</i> is also the story of language.<p>Communication, both verbal and non-verbal, is treated with …