How significant can a tweet can be? We can point to isolated cases of individual tweets going viral, creating controversy and producing material outcomes in the world. But isolated tweets rarely have such significance. Instead, we need to look at… Read More ›
Tag Archive for ‘donald trump’
A rich series of essays reflecting on the US Election and Donald Trump: available here.
So the 2016 US presidential race will pit Democrat Hillary Clinton against Republican Donald Trump. Who should be their respective running mates for the vice-presidency? To be sure, there’s some grim historical truth to John Garner’s remark that the role… Read More ›
I’m sure I’m not the only person who’s been getting a little bit obsessed with Donald Trump in recent months. There’s certainly a risk of overstating the threat that heposes, such that a preoccupation with the man himself risks obscuring the… Read More ›
A collection of the best essays and articles I’ve found about the rise of Donald Trump:
Two superb LSE podcasts with expert analysis of the astonishing events unfolding in America at the moment:
I just surprised myself by sitting through this entire 40 minute compilation of Donald Trump’s insults during the Republican primaries: I found them weirdly hypnotic, albeit intellectually deadening. Perhaps this explains the strange quality of Trump’s speech?
An entertaining (and accurate) video via Phil BC: