Edward Luce

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House speaker Nancy Pelosi walks to a vote on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, US. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

Everyone complains about the weather. Nobody does anything about it. The same applies to the US economy. America shifts restlessly from its first non-(...)

Emmanuel Macron, France’s president: “A technocratic ex-investment banker who embodies the French elite.” Photograph: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg

In much of the world, if you take a long view of the trajectory of human progress, things are looking pretty good just now. Poverty is falling at a fa(...)

FBI director James Comey. ‘The key point is that Trump has fired the man investigating him.’ File photograph: Susan Walsh/AP

It took Richard Nixon five months to fire the man investigating him. It took Donald Trump less than four. The difference is that Nixon did little to c(...)