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Former chairman and CEO of Starbucks Howard Schultz has said he is considering a run for president of the US, as an independent. Photograph: Johannes Elsele/AFP/Getty Images

This week the bid to take on Donald Trump, the presumed Republican nominee in the 2020 presidential election, stepped up a gear. Senator Kamala Harri(...)

Cartoonist Dan Perkins, aka Tom Tomorrow. Photograph: J.P. Trostle

Dan Perkins, aka Tom Tomorrow, is tired of drawing Donald Trump. Perkins has drawn him as an angry baby, as a deranged superhero/villain, as the sensi(...)

For some American voters, it’s a case of Hobson’s choice, so should they abstain from voting? Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Last week, in their endorsement of Hillary Clinton, the Denver Post wrote, “a president Hillary Clinton on her worst day would be so superior to a pre(...)

Former US vice president and environmental activist Al Gore: the memory of his narrow defeat in 2000 and the effect of third-party candidates will be the message that Democrats will most want to drive home to voters. Photograph: Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA

This week’s leak that former US vice-president Al Gore would shortly be hitting the presidential campaign trail for Hillary Clinton was spun as an att(...)

Trump’s advisers are hard-line, right-wing supply-siders; Clinton has staked out the most progressive policy positions ever advocated by a presidential candidate

Does it make sense to vote for Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president? Sure, as long as you believe two things. First, you have to beli(...)

Jill Stein: support for Stein, who won 469,501 votes as the Green Party nominee in 2012, was impossible to escape at the Democratic national convention last week. Photographer: Victor J Blue/Bloomberg

Bernie Sanders may have endorsed Hillary Clinton, praised Hillary Clinton, and urged his supporters to vote for Hillary Clinton, but it seems even the(...)

Susan Sarandon: “Hollywood isn’t political. Hollywood is about profit. Photograph: Jake Chessum/New York Times

Dig around a bit and you will find footage from 1974 of Susan Sarandon discussing Richard Nixon on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Unmistakab(...)

 Donald Trump:  tensions between him and Paul Ryan continue to fester  over the pivotal role at the   Cleveland convention, where Mr Trump will presumably be named as presidential nominee. Photograph: Ted S Warren/AP Photo

Divisions among Republicans over Donald Trump’s takeover have deepened with Paul Ryan, the party’s highest elected official, saying he would step asid(...)

The phrase ‘whistleblowing’ did not even enter our language until the 1970s

This has been the year of the whistleblower, with one story dominating domestic headlines more than any other. Disclosures within the Garda about t(...)