While the question of a republic remains unanswered, perhaps we could use our democratic rights to choose our next monarch? It’s been done before.
The Democrats stunning win in Alabama might be historic, but it certainly does not represent any sort of blow to the Republicans, or a turning of the tide.
Trump has taken the US election standards back to school, a fact obvious in the comparable Electoral College figures from Obama 2012 – Nicholas Harrington
Following on from his previous piece on the vast gap in voter turnout, Nicholas Harrington has analysed Super Tuesday – and it’s not good.
The US foreign policy stereotype of “Democrats: good, Republicans: bad” is dead; so who’d be the most destabilising? And no, it’s not who you think – Nicholas Harrington
We’re aiming below the belt this week in Richard Jackson’s Long Reads, with a famous drag queen playing a literary witch, a new brand for the Koch bros and a rubber cock (yep).
Donald Trump is now the leading Republican presidential candidate. Exactly how did this happen? Rob Idol has a theory.