Trump’s Corporate Tax Cuts: A Missed Opportunity To Unite Voters

Trump’s corporate tax reform – arguably the most important provision in what is colloquially known as the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, was in retrospect very badly marketed. Intuitively, it seems highly likely that the package of corporate tax cuts alienated Trump’s supporters and thus, in turn, contributed to Republicans’ midterm losses in November. […] Read more

The Symbolic Death of John McCain

Historians telling the story of the Trump era will undoubtedly remark on the death of John McCain as a moment of immense significance. The corrosive effects of Trump, including the sowing of discord, division and the abandonment of truth are now all too apparent. Both symptom and cause of the decline in decency and civic […] Read more

Andrés Manuel López Obrador: A Mexican Donald Trump?

Mexico is set to vote in left-wing populist Andrés Manuel López Obrador in its election on Sunday, who has been likened to Donald Trump by some observers. Mexico’s federal elections, scheduled for July 1, comes at an important moment for the nation. The incumbent Industrial Revolution Party (PRI) are struggling in the polls and are […] Read more

Book Review: Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

Michael Wolff’s explosive book on the Trump administration, while an entertaining read, is dubious in terms of its factual veracity. Michael Wolff’s fly-on-the-wall account of the Trump White House’s first months in office, Fire and Fury, is already one of 2018’s best-selling and most controversial books. While its contents have been questioned and vociferously denied […] Read more