Rachel Cunliffe

Deputy Editor

Rachel Cunliffe is a political writer and editor. She specialises in global politics, technology and innovation. Her Per Diem e-mail for Reaction gives a snapshot of the day’s key stories, in Westminster, Washington and beyond. She also regularly writes for The Telegraph, The New Statesman, City A.M., and The Spectator.


Monday, 10 October 2016

Five times Donald Trump completely lost it in the second debate

It wasn’t a game changer. Hillary Clinton went into the second debate, held at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Saturday, 8 October 2016

How can anyone be surprised that Trump turns out to be a sexist sleazeball?

In 1991, Trump said what female reporters said didn’t matter as long as they’ve got a “young and beautiful piece …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Friday, 7 October 2016

Thank Aristophanes for Poland's sexuality strike

It’s 411 BC, and Athens has been at war with Sparta for decades. The women are sick of sending their …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Tuesday, 4 October 2016

It's time for America to fire Donald Trump

It’s okay, Americans, Donald Trump is “working for you now”. That was the Republican candidate’s argument on Monday as he …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Thursday, 22 September 2016

Next on Brazil's anti-corruption hit-list: President Lula

At the start of September, I wrote that “Dilma Rousseff is about to bring down Brazil’s house of cards”. The decision …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Trump's delusions about giving to charity: here’s what you need to know

“I know that Donald Trump has donated over $100 million to charitable causes over the last number of years. $100 …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Monday, 19 September 2016

Twitter blocks Reaction criticism of SNP stance on homophobia row

An article published today by Reaction criticising the SNP and the Scottish Nationalist movement for its response to the homophobic …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Thursday, 15 September 2016

Donald Trump's tone-deaf debacle in Flint is embarrassing

Another day, another victim of Donald Trump’s vitriol, this time Pastor Faith Green Timmons from Flint, Michigan. Trump was invited …

By Rachel Cunliffe



Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Arguments against e-cigarettes go up in smoke

It’s official: e-cigarettes help people quit smoking. If this sounds like something we’ve known for a while, it’s because it …

By Rachel Cunliffe