Donald Trump

Coronavirus: The West’s Superiority Complex Exposed

Reading Time: 5 minutesHONG KONG — It would be misleading to give the impression that the Hong Kong government has led the way in successfully containing the coronavirus pandemic.

Is Boris Johnson Playing Chicken With Donald Trump?

Reading Time: 3 minutesLONDON During the recent UK general election, a key attack line for the Labour party was to cast Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the lapdog of Donald Trump.

Trump Escapes Ukraine Saga Unscathed, Ukraine Does Not

Reading Time: 5 minutesKiev, UKRAINE – On Thursday night, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew the 5,000 miles (via a stop in London) from Washington, DC, to Kiev to reassure the Ukrainian people. 

Trump’s Chilling Effect on Whistleblowers

Reading Time: 3 minutesWith the attention in Congress focused on the Senate impeachment trial, it is not surprising that a on whistleblower protections — which is direct

Is Trump’s Dam Breaking?

Reading Time: 2 minutesIt’s a small thing that may not get a huge amount of attention, but it seems significant. A writer for an iconic, conservative news and opinion publication has leveled a new charge at Trump, based on revelations over the Ukraine affair and the role of operative Lev Parnas.Writing

Culture: In the Trump Era, It Has a Whole New Meaning

Reading Time: &; 1 minute One “highlight” of the recent crisis involving the US and Iran was President Donald Trump’s repeated threats to attack cultural sites in Iran, which would be a brazen violation of the Geneva Conventions and other international laws.

The World Fears Trump More Than It Fears Iran

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn the aftermath of the drone strike — unilaterally ordered by President Donald Trump — that killed Iran’s powerful Quds force general Qassem Soleimani, WhoWhatWhy’s weekly series surveys world opinion and its impression of the dramatic escalation of the bloody struggle for influence in the Middle East.On Wednesday evening Iran retaliated by attacki

Twitter, Trump, and Me: A Confession

Reading Time: 5 minutesHello, my name is Julian and I am an addict. My addiction has made me depressed and anxious, put a strain on my marriage, and wasted years of my life. But here’s the good news: I have now been Twitter-free for three weeks. It has been a rough road getting here. 

Mean Streets: America’s Poverty Spiral

Reading Time: 3 minutesImagine this. You can barely hang on to your low-paying job. You have a terrible toothache — you can’t afford a dentist — but you still try to do the work. One day, you come down with the flu, but you work anyway. Your flu turns into pneumonia and you’re taken to an emergency room. You miss many days of work and, because you are paid by the hour, you lose money.

Impeachment, Trump and the 2020 Election Race – World Reaction

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs the historic impeachment of President Donald Trump and the approaching 2020 election convulsed the US political debate, WhoWhatWhy’s weekly series surveys world opinion and its impression of the far-reaching developments.

Trump, Impeachment and the 2020 Election — What the World Thinks

Reading Time: 3 minutesAs the House of Representatives moved closer to impeaching President Donald Trump this week and the 2020 election looms large in the American psyche, WhoWhatWhy’s weekly series surveys world opinion of momentous events.

How the World Views Trump, Impeachment and the 2020 Election

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs the impeachment of President Donald Trump and the forthcoming presidential election monopolizes the American conversation, WhoWhatWhy launches a weekly series looking at how the world views these historic events. This week Trump was in London for the 70th anniversary summit of NATO.