American politics

Experts: Joe Biden wins U.S. presidential election

Published: 12Nov2020

Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, November 7, positioning himself to be a leader who "seeks not to divide but to...

Expert: U.S. Primaries, Democratic Party results

Published: 4Feb2020

The Iowa Democratic Party says it will release some results of Monday night’s caucuses Tuesday afternoon, blaming inconsistencies in reporting for the delay. Many of the candidates have already...

ATLANTIC | Donald Trump's language is reshaping American politics

Published: 20Feb2018

Republicans—and some liberals—downplay the significance of the president’s outbursts. But his words are quietly radicalizing both the left and right, with untold consequences for the future of...

NEW REPUBLIC | Trump’s words will leave a lasting mark

Published: 13Feb2018

Jacob T. Levy, a political theorist at McGill University, convincingly made the case for the real-world impact of Trump’s words in a recent essay for the Niskanen Center.  The New Republic

WASHINGTON POST | The weight of the words

Published: 8Feb2018

Jacob Levy offers a deeply thoughtful meditation on Trump’s use of language — on the power it has exerted over Republican voters and the GOP Congress, and on the folly of imagining that his words...

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