Donald Trump is good for American democracy

Donald Trump has been a figure of notoriety in American public life since the mid-1980s. He was a brash, young huckster of a property developer with a big mouth and a gigantic, New York-sized attitude. His whole persona, crafted in that time of excess, reeks of vulgarity and cheap, lowbrow showmanship. He hung out withContinue reading “Donald Trump is good for American democracy”

British politician Kwasi Kwarteng on why he doesn’t need to represent ‘black’ issues

My life is bizarre in many ways. My parents were born in Ghana in the early 1940s; I was born in London. I am 41, single and a Conservative MP. I am also a published historian, a Cambridge graduate, a former scholarship boy at Eton. I am not writing this as an idle boast. IContinue reading “British politician Kwasi Kwarteng on why he doesn’t need to represent ‘black’ issues”