The Anywheres vs. the Somewheres

We have British intellectual-founder of think tanks, editor-David Goodhart, to thank for the distinction between “Anywheres” and “Somewheres,” the replacement for the more traditional left-right or class-based distinctions which were, until recently, used to describe democratic politics. Anywheres “have portable, ‘achieved’ identities, based on educational and career success which makes them generally comfortable and confident […]

BBC: “US immigration tussle could lead to another government shutdown”

US immigration tussle could lead to another government shutdown * Recorded before the President made his latest proposal. Another government shutdown in the US looms, as Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on immigration. We speak to US economist Irwin Stelzer from the Hudson Institute in Washington.

US immigration tussle could lead to another government shutdown

  US immigration tussle could lead to another government shutdown * Recorded before the President made his latest proposal. Another government shutdown in the US looms, as Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on immigration. We speak to US economist Irwin Stelzer from the Hudson Institute in Washington.

Trump’s Tasks: Immigration and Trade

Returning from Davos, the gathering of the global elite who had never before seen fit to invite this exhibitionist television celebrity, familiar with the bankruptcy courts, to eschew Big Macs in favor of canapés for a few days, Donald Trump faces a more demanding test next Tuesday, when he delivers his first State of the […]