Monday, 13 February 2017

Ignorant, arrogant, or lazy - a White House confused about how to govern

The Trump administration’s attacks on the judiciary continue. First there were the tweets of the president himself when the ban..

By Rachel Cunliffe


Saturday, 11 February 2017

Reaction Podcast: Trump wages war against America's institutions

In this week’s Reaction Podcast, Iain Martin and I reflect on what a rocky week it’s been for President Trump’s..

By Rachel Cunliffe


Tuesday, 7 February 2017

It's the job of the judiciary to resist dictatorial leaders

President Trump’s shocking ban on travel to the US from seven mostly-Muslim countries has been halted, temporarily. After a burst..

By Rachel Cunliffe


Friday, 3 February 2017

Reaction Podcast: votes, bans, and French drama

In this week’s Reaction Podcast, Iain Martin and I analyse the House of Commons debate on triggering Article 50, then look..

By Rachel Cunliffe


Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Miracle material can charge a phone in 30 seconds and harness power from raindrops

With the global fall-out from Donald Trump’s travel ban now in its sixth day, fresh outbreaks of fighting in Ukraine,..

By Rachel Cunliffe


Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Give Trump his state visit, let him see what British values look like

Donald Trump should never have been offered a state visit to the UK seven days after being inaugurated as President..

By Rachel Cunliffe


Thursday, 26 January 2017

Reaction Podcast: Watch out for Article 50

In this week’s Reaction Podcast, Iain Martin and I delve into what the Supreme Court’s ruling on triggering Article 50 means..

By Rachel Cunliffe


Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Denial: calling out facts and lies in a post-truth world

Before the film starts, director Mick Jackson gets up on stage and reminds us that, just a few days previously,..

By Rachel Cunliffe


Monday, 23 January 2017

WikiLeaks anarchists are revolting - against Trump

If you play with anarchic amoral cyber-attacking fire, don’t be surprised when you end up getting burnt. Or hacked, as..

By Rachel Cunliffe