US politics

Meanwhile, in America...

Politics

Meanwhile, in America...

by Philip Bobbitt

The acclaimed constitutional historian reflects on the deeper meaning of the much-misunderstood elections.
The US mid-term results are just the start of youth’s revenge

Politics

The US mid-term results are just the start of youth’s revenge

by Jason Arthur and Lara Spirit

Youth turnout in the US was highest for a mid-term election in over a quarter of a century.
How brand Trump galvanised a nation

Politics

How brand Trump galvanised a nation

by Emily Pritchard

The US mid-terms had an estimated voter turnout of 113 million – evidence of a nation both inspired and outraged by their President.
The Democrats now have the power needed to thwart Trump in 2020

Politics

The Democrats now have the power needed to thwart Trump in 2020

by Alex Hannaford

The midterm results may not have been the blue tsunami some had predicted, but they still have reason to celebrate.
Hickory smoke, suburban moms, and gay Trump supporters

Politics

Hickory smoke, suburban moms, and gay Trump supporters

by Emily Maitlis

The BBC presenter reports from the midterm campaign trail on elections dominated by a man who is not even standing.
Does Beto O’Rourke stand a chance?

Politics

Does Beto O’Rourke stand a chance?

by Alex Hannaford

A breath of fresh air in US politics, he could become the first Democratic candidate to win over Texas in 24 years.
Cooder vs Kavanaugh

Politics

Cooder vs Kavanaugh

by Simon Mason

One of the legends of American roots music is fighting back with mocking humour and his fabulous banjo-picking.
Kavanaugh’s confirmation is a terrible setback – but still only a setback

Politics

Kavanaugh’s confirmation is a terrible setback – but still only a setback

by Drugstore Culture

In its latest editorial, DRUGSTORE CULTURE says that the appointment of the new Supreme Court Justice will mobilise redoubled activism everywhere
Thousands cry: ‘Me Too!’ US Senators respond: ‘So what?’

Politics

Thousands cry: ‘Me Too!’ US Senators respond: ‘So what?’

by Harriet Marsden

Last night, Brett Kavanaugh was not held to account – he was hired – by the most powerful court in the world.
Fahrenheit 11/9: A much-needed bucket of cold water

Movies

Fahrenheit 11/9: A much-needed bucket of cold water

by Matthew d'Ancona

Michael Moore’s latest film may go over-the-top at times, but it does no harm to be reminded of the horror of Trump’s presidency.
Kavanaugh's Kozinski lie

Politics

Kavanaugh's Kozinski lie

by Nichi Hodgson

As the public learns details of Brett Kavanaugh's potential lies about his relationship to Alex Kozinski, it becomes increasingly apparent that the Supreme Court nominee may have lied under oath.
The DRUGSTORE CULTURE Vodcast #5: The Kavanaugh hearings

Vodcast

The DRUGSTORE CULTURE Vodcast #5: The Kavanaugh hearings

by Drugstore Culture

In the fifth episode of the DRUGSTORE CULTURE vodcast, Matthew d'Ancona, Peter Hoskin and Olive Pometsey discuss the Kavanaugh hearings; DRUGSTORE CULTURE's new partnership with Criterion UK; and the brilliance of our film journalists.
Kavanaugh: follow the money – and the Russia scandal

Counterculture

Kavanaugh: follow the money – and the Russia scandal

by Louise Mensch

As gripping as Ford's testimony was, the federal judge is even more vulnerable on finance and alleged collusion over Russian interference.
It doesn’t matter that Kavanaugh was young – these allegations must be taken seriously

Social

It doesn’t matter that Kavanaugh was young – these allegations must be taken seriously

by Olive Pometsey

Teaching teenage boys that sexually inappropriate behaviour is okay, so long as it’s kept under wraps for a few decades, is a terrible standard for society to establish.