I, Donald? A classic view of Trump

I, Donald? A classic view of Trump

By Marcus Wilson How Suetonius would have loved Mr. Trump! As biographer of the Roman emperors, Suetonius had a sharp eye for the matching and mismatching of personal character with the exercise of supreme political power. Many of us today, both inside and outside the...
Abusing power? The cartoonist in a post-truth world  ▶

Abusing power? The cartoonist in a post-truth world ▶

Image is all-important in politics, and image making especially so. Politicians are supposed to create their own images, yet very often exploit negative and derogatory imagery in order to get noticed. Hitler deliberately borrowed Charlie Chaplin’s moustache, Margaret...
How is Latin America fighting neoliberalism?

How is Latin America fighting neoliberalism?

By Kathryn Lehman, Walescka Pino-Ojeda and Genaro Oliveira “That things ‘just go on’ is the catastrophe” (Walter Benjamin, Central Park). Just as Obama’s landmark visit to Cuba in 2016 was reversing a major legacy of the Cold War, Trump’s 17 June speech ending Obama’s...