The coronavirus is dominating the news schedules. And you know it must be serious when public broadcasters like the BBC, which should ask gravely serious experts to inform us about the realities of the pandemic, interview political ‘experts’ like Nigel Farage to the rescue instead. [Read now...]
Almost anyone can be President, but very few can do things like analyze viruses or synthesize vaccines.
A brilliant thread by Venkatesh Rao on how the coronavirus has turned the most anti-experts and anti-establishment populist supporters into believers in epidemiology credentials. [Read now...]
Trump’s actions are aimed entirely at what he perceives as supporting his bloated ego, while Sanders is someone who is little concerned with his personal advancement, Greg Camp argues. [Read now...]
Why voters understand populist politicians might be lying to them but also believe they are honest. [Read now...]
Johnson’s thumping win an electoral lesson in not just having policies, but knowing how to sell them.
Johnson is back at No 10 – but British voters may be in for a rude shock when they realise his is a much tougher and more conservative agenda than many believe. [Read now...]