What will it take to defeat Trumpism?

What will it take to defeat Trumpism?

Let’s assume that Donald Trump loses the election in November. Yes, that’s a mighty big assumption, despite all the polls currently favoring the Democrats. If the economy begins to recover and the first wave of Covid-19 subsides (without a second wave striking), Donald Trump’s reelection prospects could improve greatly. The Republican Party has a huge…

What is an ecocultural identity?

What is an ecocultural identity?

At the core of the most pressing global issues of our time is a crisis of identity, where culture meets ecology. The importance of the environment is often downplayed as merely one in a sea of globa…

‘We Have Lift Off!’ – Orbital Launches From Scotland Move A Step Closer To Reality After Planning Application Is Approved

‘We Have Lift Off!’ – Orbital Launches From Scotland Move A Step Closer To Reality After Planning Application Is Approved

Orbex is one of several companies hoping to launch from Sutherland. Orbex Planning application has been approved for a potential launch site in Scotland, a major step forwards in bringing orbital r…

Japan awards first-ever ninja studies degree

Japan awards first-ever ninja studies degree

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. A Japanese university has awarded the first-ever degree i…

Airlines are gaming our political system for profit – on top of the multi-billion pound bailout

Airlines are gaming our political system for profit – on top of the multi-billion pound bailout

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Our political parties need to stop being training grounds…

Lorna Simpson’s Cut-Up Portraits Evoke the Complexity of Identity

Lorna Simpson’s Cut-Up Portraits Evoke the Complexity of Identity

Lorna Simpson , “Walk with me” (2020), collage on paper, 29 3/8 x 22 1/2 inches (all images © Lorna Simpson, courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, photos by James Wang) Fragmentation is at the…

Sack Dick!

Sack Dick!

Cressida Dick shouldnt just be carpeted by Priti Patel over the Brixton riots she should be sacked. And whilst Priti is at it she should also sack the Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset who allowed…

The Lincoln Project is trolling Trump. But can it sway voters?

The Lincoln Project is trolling Trump. But can it sway voters?

What they hadnt expected, though, was that Trump would single out nearly every person involved in the Lincoln Project by name Kellyane Conways deranged loser of a husband, Moonface Conway, Crazed Ric…

Florida Democrats recoil at Karen Bass VP float

Florida Democrats recoil at Karen Bass VP float

Mucarsel-Powell said she opposes comments that show an ounce of sympathy for violent dictators. Like Shalala, however, she declined to criticize Bass directly. Bass congressional office stood by her…

Indonesian fishermen praised for rescuing Rohingya asylum seekers whose ‘final destination is Australia’

Indonesian fishermen praised for rescuing Rohingya asylum seekers whose ‘final destination is Australia’

Calls are growing for South-East Asian countries not to push boatloads of Rohingya asylum seekers back to sea, as Indonesian authorities say people rescued off the coast this week want to go to Austr…