Donald J. Trump

Waves of Authoritarianism

The world’s demagogues offer simple solutions and a strong hand. Trump’s victory in 2016 was a reminder of this.

Donald Trump and the Election of 1800

Many have drawn parallels between Donald Trump and Aaron Burr, who Alexander Hamilton described as ‘one of the most unprincipled men in the United States’. But a more useful, if surprising, comparison might be drawn with Thomas Jefferson.