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Politics

Profit from Division

Leverage is emerging in the fractures of polarised political culture. One venture capitalist prospecting in nationalist movements financed far-right agitators who successfully campaigned in UK and US elections, gaining access and influence to barter for favourable tax conditions for the…
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Literature

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Fear: Trump in the White House By Bob Woodward (Simon and Schuster, £20) Review by Paul Hunt HIP readers familiar with local history will know that in 1822 the residents in the area of what is now Robertson Street and…
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Politics

ERDOGAN’S SINKING SHIP

Talk of Donald Trump’s possible impeachment has pushed his sanctions against NATO ally Turkey off the front pages. But the US leader’s intemperate reaction to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s continued detention of US citizen Pastor Andrew Brunson on espionage charges…
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Politics

U.S. and Them

Hold onto your jeans through the Levi levy trade war Last week the EU imposed tariffs on the US in retaliation for tariffs recently imposed by the US on long-standing allies around the globe, including Canada, Mexico, India, China and…
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Regulars

Mobs and Rockers

Stephen Cullis and Simone Witney Stephen Hawking had one word to describe the phenomenon known as Donald Trump: demagogue. We have to go back to 5th Century Athens to discover the origins of this term and to see whether or…
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