Watching Trump: An American Dream is like watching a movie that you’re in the middle of. You cruise through its four episodes, watch the end credits roll, turn off the TV … but it’s not over. The story carries on. And you don’t know how it will all end. By TONY JACKMAN.
A short while ago it almost seemed like war on the Korean Peninsula was on the cards as Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump threatened each other, promised fire and brimstone on the other and generally had everyone on the planet on edge. Now they are playing ice hockey together and K-Pop bands from the South are performing to full houses in Pyongyang. What Gives? J. BROOKS SPECTOR takes a look.
The 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of Martin Luther King by an assassin’s bullet is narked on 4 April 2018. J. BROOKS SPECTOR contemplates the meaning of his final sermon and remembers his own moments of engaging with the aftermath of that death.
Millions of American elementary and high school students – and a certain celluloid porn star – may well have put Donald Trump and most especially his party in between a political rock and a very hard place. J. BROOKS SPECTOR takes a look, even if he still can’t quite stop shaking his head over it all.
The Cambiemos team realised that, fundamentally, the method and content of communication had changed. For the first time in Argentina, a party with a strong media strategy but without a territorial presence could reach people. People now have a phone to receive news, which has changed the way that politics must operate. By GREG MILLS.