Mark Pigott

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Torch-bearing white nationalists rally around a statue of Thomas Jefferson near the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville on August 11th. Photograph: Edu Bayer/The New York Times

“The past is never dead. In fact, it’s not even past.” So wrote the great Southern author William Faulkner. I was reminded of his quote as I watched t(...)

Capitol Hill, the seat of the United States Congress: might Trump’s success  inspire a counter-movement aiming not just to restore the status quo but to fulfil the best ideals of American democracy?

Donald Trump’s shocking election as president represents the gravest threat to American democratic institutions in our lifetime. During his campaign, (...)