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Naomi Klein: ‘Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’

Naomi Klein, Trump, idiot, underestimate

The fact that Naomi Klein predicted the forces that explain the rise to power of Donald Trump gives her no pleasure at all. It is 17 years since Klein, then ...

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‘I created this character called Katy Perry. I didn’t want to be Katheryn Hudson. It was too scary’

character, Katy Perry, Katheryn Hudson, scary

In among the typical recording detritus of New York’s Jungle City Studios – boxes of foam ear plugs, rolls of tape, untouched buttons on a soundboard the size of a ...

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Jeff Sessions agrees to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Jeff Sessions, agrees, appear, Senate, intelligence, committee

The US attorney general, Jeff Sessions, has agreed to appear before the Senate intelligence committee next week as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the presidential election. In a letter ...

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Venezuela’s mass anti-government demonstrations enter third month

Venezuela, mass, anti-government, demonstrations, enter, third month

There is a pattern to the protests that have rocked Venezuela for the past two months. Anti-government demonstrators set off on a march to the government buildings in Caracas’s city ...

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‘Drop hard Brexit plans’, leading Tory and Labour MPs tell May

'Drop hard Brexit plans', leading, Tory, Labour MPs, May

Senior Tory and Labour MPs called on Theresa May to forge a new cross-party approach to Brexit as fears grew that the prime minister’s weakness could lead to the imminent ...

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Harry Kane denies Scotland win over England after Griffiths sparks frantic finish

Harry Kane, denies, Scotland, win, England, Griffiths

The only word to describe it is bedlam. It was certainly difficult to make sense of that extraordinary finale other than to say that, ultimately, Harry Kane showed everyone right ...

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Anti-Muslim rallies across US denounced by civil rights groups

Anti-Muslim, rallies, US, denounced, civil rights groups

A wave of anti-Muslim rallies planned for almost 30 cities across the US on Saturday by far-right activists has drawn sharp criticism from civil rights groups and inspired counter-protests nationwide. ...

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Puerto Rico votes again on statehood but US not ready to put 51st star on the flag

Puerto Rico, votes, statehood, US, 51st star, flag

The hall is a sea of pink and white. About 350 Puerto Ricans, mostly women, have come to hear their First Lady speak in what they hope will be the ...

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Pound claws back some losses after hung parliament spooks the City

Pound, claws back, hung, parliament, spooks, City

The pound has suffered heavy losses in volatile trading, as the impact of Britain’s inconclusive general election ripples through the City. Sterling tumbled over three cents against the US dollar ...

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Gloria Steinem: Trump has galvanised more activists than the Vietnam war

Gloria Steinem, Trump, galvanised, activists, Vietnam war

The presidency of Donald Trump has galvanised more political activists in the US today than the Vietnam war, according to Gloria Steinem. The longtime feminist activist and writer said Trump’s ...

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