Donald Trump is already flustering foreign leaders who are trying to prepare for a possible presidency5 min read
Donald Trump’s influence on the 2024 US presidential race is unprecedented, shaping both domestic and foreign agendas, prompting policy changes, and causing global uncertainty, even without an official candidacy.
The Post Office scandal, where over 700 sub-postmasters were wrongly convicted, reveals a systemic failure. Political inaction stemmed from the victims lacking a political constituency and now fuels opportunistic party warfare.
The forthcoming March election in Russia is likely to mean another victory for Vladimir Putin, who remains popular, for now, extending his rule to 30 years.
The UK’s culture war is dying – But the next prime minister will have to stand up to plenty of populists overseas5 min read
Keir Starmer, if he becomes prime minister, faces global populism amid elections favouring anti-establishment figures around the world. Navigating instability, he must defend NATO and counter divisive forces in a changing political climate.
Despite initial doubts, Donald Trump’s 2024 Republican nomination was inevitable due to boosted momentum from criminal prosecutions, ballot disqualifications, party machine support, and a genuine desire for Trumpism.