It is almost one year since Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th US president. Will he last another 12 months? Day after tumultuous day since 20 January 2017, Trump has provided fresh evidence of his unfitness for America’s highest office. 1,257 more words
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In a new study published in Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, researchers found that they were able to predict a person’s ethical actions based on their mirror neuron activity. 2,126 more words
A world authority in psychiatry, consulted by US politicians, argues that the president’s mental fitness deserves scrutiny.
Bandy Lee is on the faculty of Yale School of Medicine and is an internationally recognised expert on violence. 1,267 more words
What did you think would be the Republican reaction to the latest revelations about Donald Trump? Did you expect the party’s luminaries to drop their collective head into their hands, or to crumple into a heap in despair at the state of the man they anointed as president of the United States? 1,096 more words
Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Be President.
One year ago: the plan to lose, and the administration’s shocked first days.
Election Night: It “looked as if he had seen a ghost.” 7,090 more words
THE EDITORIAL Board, December 16, 2017
Most Americans know that the Republican tax bill will widen economic inequality by lavishing breaks on corporations and the wealthy while taking benefits away from the poor and the middle class. 1,017 more words
Statement on Visit to the USA, by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.
Washington, December 15, 2017
I have spent the past two weeks visiting the United States, at the invitation of the federal government, to look at whether the persistence of extreme poverty in America undermines the enjoyment of human rights by its citizens. 8,720 more words