America is heading for one of the nastiest and most divisive elections in its modern history. It could very easily overshadow our own.
Our Atlantic partners might be a bit mad, but they still care – about their country, about its future. Polarisation has its many negative effects, but one of its positives is its ability to galvanise that passion.
No other Republican candidate currently looks likely to defeat the President – but his support is transactional, rather than rooted in any deep enthusiasm for his record.
Lewis Goodall is wrong. Here in Britain, it isn’t the right that runs the risk of leading us down to polarisation. It is the left.
The next generation could end up being a lot more conservative than we all think. Amongst male Gen Z’ers, Biden leads by only four points, compared to a huge 33 points amongst younger women.
From Canada to Montana to New Zealand, centre-right parties have found different ways to break the grip of NIMBY gatekeepers and build the homes people need – and are reaping the electoral reward.
The run up to a presidential election is brutal, polarised, and often dark. But it is also energising, passionate, and the greatest political show on earth.
Our deputy editor talks to Sky News about what the growing list of indictments against the former president is revealing about the state of the States.
Like any tool, civil rights law and be used for good or ill. Parts of the left are committed to wielding it as a sword; conservative should be prepared, as Kemi Badenoch said of the UK’s Equality Act, to use it as a shield.
In the wake of what seems to have been a fraught NATO summit, the Defence Secretary’s words are a reminder that public opinion in key nations is not so strongly behind the war as it is in Britain.
If this is the case for Conservative MPs, it is all the more important for their leader. Rishi Sunak should walk through the lobbies today and back the Committee.
Many of Tory MPs will be sick and tired of the self-reverential obsequies attached to the Committee’s deliberation and verdict – and of the hysteria, hate, vitriol and venom directed at a man without whom many would never have had the opportunity to serve in Parliament.
Jolyon Maugham’s latest crusade – to make barristers pass political judgement on prospective clients – is a step in a very bad direction; Sir Keir Starmer’s recent appointment of Sue Gray was another.
Republican presidential hopefuls are trying to adopt firm defence and security positions without alienating the more insular Trump-influenced base.
Of all the advanced industrial democracies, in the great majority of countries moderate conservatives either lead the government or the opposition.