by Richard Johnson, Lecturer in US Politics, Lancaster University A full analysis of American politics is incomplete without understanding that the United States has undergone a profound intensification in racially…Read More >
Supreme Controversy: Reagan and Trump
by Professor Iwan Morgan, Professor of United States History, University College London In my chapter for Mara Oliva and Mark Shanahan, eds., The Trump Presidency: From Campaign Trail to World…Read More >
Trump: unique in style but not substance?
by Professor Mark White, professor in history, Queen Mary University of London Since spring 2018, many of the themes of Donald Trump’s early presidency continue to be evident. But there…Read More >
Justice is as Justice does?
by Mark Shanahan, Political Historian, University of Reading Fred Vinson died on September 8th 1953 of a heart attack. In the days when people drank hard and smoked harder, his…Read More >
Trump needs to look to history to deal with Mueller
Over the last sixteen months, the Mueller investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections has, arguably, become the biggest talking point of the Trump administration. It may well be…Read More >
Darius Wainwright: US Sanctions on Iran
Today, UoR PhD student and Monroe Group Member, Darius Wainwright, made his debut TV appearance on Roundtable on TRT world discussing the US’ latest sanctions on Iran and US-Iran relations…Read More >
History Repeats Itself: Eisenhower and American Public Opinion on China
The following blog has been written by Dr Mara Oliva and outlines her new book, ‘Eisenhower and American Public Opinion on China’ (2018) In recent months, the news of a…Read More >