Some celebrate the 1967 conflict as a liberation, others believe it launched a disastrous occupation On Wednesday the Palestinian shopkeepers in the Muslim quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City will pull closed
The president is learning the limits of power On his 100th day in office on Saturday, facing historically low popularity ratings, a succession of intractable foreign crises and multiple investigations
Anyone discussing policing in the U.S. needs to grapple with the fact that there is a wide racial divide in perception of police performance. “We have to give power back to the police,” Donald Trump proclaimed
This week, as Trump nears the 100 days mark, we find conservatives considering HBO dramas and liberal conspiracy theories. For some, their legal troubles are beginning to interfere with their on-air performances.
The move teed up a final vote for Donald Trump’s nominee for the supreme court on Friday and thwarted efforts by Democrats to block the confirmation TheUS Senate made a historic rules changeon Thursday
Since the American Health Care Act crashed and burned last week, the ultraconservative faction in Congress known as the House Freedom Caucus has deservedly received most of the blame from President Donald
President Trump is not the first president to see his approval rating drop to 35 percent, as it did in Gallup's most recent tracking poll. But he is the first president on record to go that low without
An analogy is haunting the United States—the analogy of fascism. It is virtually impossible (outside certain parts of the Right-wing itself) to try to understand the resurgent Right without hearing it
The supreme court nominee was the only judge to rule that Alphonse Maddin deserved to be fired for deserting broken-down truck in sub-zero temperatures The case took seven years and went before seven but
The platforms Labour and Conservative members were elected on in 2015 have been torn down – largely by their own sides Parliament needs a nickname. It used to be common practice for periods of legislative
One of the strangest sentences in American law comes from Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. “Under the First Amendment,” he wrote, in 1974, “there is no such thing as a false idea.” That is not a decree that
Former prime minister proposes repatriating powers to Holyrood from Brussels rather than Westminster Gordon Brown has called for Holyrood to be given sweeping new powers after Brexit as a “third way” independence.
Has the chaos surrounding the rollout of Trump’s revised travel ban left you confused? Here’s everything you need to know Donald Trump’s second executive order banning travel from six majority-Muslim was
A century has passed since revolution came to Russia. But the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II on March 15, 1917 passed without an official remembrance in St. Petersburg, where a new Russia was birthed.
Iowa representative Steve King offers praise for anti-immigrant politician Geert Wilders, saying: ‘We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies’ The Republican congressman Steve King the
“It really comes down to a binary choice,” the speaker declared on Thursday, rejecting major changes sought by conservatives. When most political leaders confront a moment of crisis, needing to salvage
At 4:30 am Thursday, after a 17-hour markup, the GOP’s health bill passed out of the Ways and Means Committee untouched. The American Health Care Act passed out of committee exactly 58.5 hours after it
Many have been dismayed by the news that the Conservatives will be breaking their manifesto pledge not to raise National Insurance. Those who follow the Tory Party's official press Twitter account will
It cuts marginal tax rates for low-income families — by giving them less health care. One feature of the American Health Care Act — Paul Ryan’s proposed alternative to the Affordable Care Act — is that,