The invasion last Wednesday of the US Capitol by swarms of Donald Trump’s supporters while Congress was confirming the election of Joe Biden to the presidency was the first attack by a mob of US citizens in the 244-year history of that deeply divided country.
The mob that mounted the January 6th assault on the Capitol, the home of the US legislature, was powered by three “gs,” grievance, gullibility and guns. Grievance begins with the feeling of abandonment by the US authorities, whether local,
It would be ironic if the candidate who led the chant of “Lock her up” about his opponent ended up in jail himself. One of the worst features of modern politics is what might be called the criminalisation of disagreement: the idea that your
Japan’s bitter memories of its decades-long battle with deflation hang heavily over the central bank’s deliberations to take its first modest step away from ultra-loose monetary policy, even as inflation and wages creep up. The appointment of Kazuo Ueda as Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor this year and mounting price pressures have
Imagine you don’t have that much money and live from day to day. You have a 9 to 5 job, don’t own a property but rent and you have the tendency to buy most of your items using a credit card. So you don’t really have money to put down for a deposit on any property. Then on top of that your mother, grandmother and your aunt all
Advanced technology is moving very fast and gripping the world with its magical innovative tools. In the era of advanced technology, the knowledge of information technology has become the most important to deal with new innovations and enjoy new apps introduced by the many social media platforms (“Instagram may soon
As it pushes to renew a cornerstone law that authorises major surveillance programmes, the Biden administration faces an American public that’s broadly sceptical of common intelligence practices and of the need to sacrifice civil liberties for security. Congress in the coming months will debate whether to extend Section 702 of the