Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Can Macron trump Le Pen?

In January, I predicted that Marine Le Pen would win the French presidential election. Back then, the race was between..

By Rachel Cunliffe

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Five issues MPs should have been debating instead of the Trump ban

No one could accuse me of being a fan of Donald Trump. Every day there is some fresh outrage from..

By Rachel Cunliffe

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Reaction Podcast: Delusions of grandeur

In this week’s Reaction Podcast, Iain Martin and I try to make sense of Tony Blair’s unsolicited intervention in the..

By Rachel Cunliffe

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Flynn falls, the Trump house of cards starts to tremble

Michael Flynn is out. After an intensifying scandal over his contact with Russian officials, Trump’s national security adviser resigned on..

By Rachel Cunliffe

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