COMMENT: Why the US presidential primary system is no way to run a democracy

COMMENT: Why the US presidential primary system is no way to run a democracy

Press releases   •   Feb 05, 2016 13:56 GMT

​Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History at Northumbria, writes about American politics for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Ted Cruz, human dog whistle: Evangelicals — those “courageous conservatives” — know exactly what he is talking about

COMMENT: Ted Cruz, human dog whistle: Evangelicals — those “courageous conservatives” — know exactly what he is talking about

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2016 16:49 GMT

Randall J Stephens, Reader in History (American Studies) at Northumbria, writes about Ted Cruz for The Salon.

 COMMENT: Why the Republicans' know-nothing outsider candidates are still on top

COMMENT: Why the Republicans' know-nothing outsider candidates are still on top

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2015 11:59 GMT

​Randall Stephens, Reader in History and Programme Leader in American Studies at Northumbria University, comments on the Republican Party for The Conversation.

COMMENT: How the Republican Party became a haven of resentment and rage

COMMENT: How the Republican Party became a haven of resentment and rage

Press releases   •   Sep 17, 2015 12:26 BST

The latest Republican presidential primary debate had it all: denunciations of President Obama, angry rants about America’s future, and all manner of bile.