Joe Biden

The true cost of make-believe money

8 May 2021 9:00 am

I like Bill Maher. He’s a rare practising left-wing comic who’s actually funny. But last week, his routine on cryptocurrency…

Merkel is right to reject Biden's vaccine patent plan

7 May 2021 10:04 pm

She handed the vaccine procurement process over to the European Union. She didn’t invest much in new production. And she…

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Europe should be wary of Biden's cuddly capitalism

2 May 2021 4:15 pm

Judging by the European press’ reaction to his address to Congress this week, US president Joe Biden’s domestic agenda is…

Putin and Biden need one another

2 May 2021 4:00 pm

Does Joe Biden think that Putin is a killer? asked ABC host George Stephanopoulos. ‘Mmm-hmm, I do,’ answered the President.…

Is Joe Biden trying to make America poor again?

29 April 2021 4:46 pm

John Maynard Keynes is alleged to have said ‘When the facts change, I change my mind — what do you…

Joe Biden's skewed climate change priorities

27 April 2021 4:30 pm

It’s not hard to see why politicians like Joe Biden and Boris Johnson want to talk about climate change. First…

Can Boris Johnson's green makeover woo red wall voters?

23 April 2021 12:15 am

COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference due to be held in Glasgow, isn’t until November, but work is already…

What the withdrawal from Afghanistan says about us

19 April 2021 4:37 pm

When the Secretary General of Nato announced last week that all alliance troops were to be withdrawn from Afghanistan, it…

Joe Biden’s party is over

17 April 2021 9:00 am

  Washington, DC The Democratic party is dying. That may be hard to believe since Democrats control both houses of…

Biden's backhanded bid to kill Nord Stream 2

9 April 2021 6:00 pm

Washington, D.C. is universally known as a town divided, a place where compromise and dialogue are often sacrificed at the…

Watch: Biden bagpipes blunder

24 March 2021 4:01 am

President Biden makes much of his links to the Emerald Isle, in no small part perhaps because 35 million of his…

Is Biden turning on Brussels?

18 March 2021 6:16 am

The Joe Biden administration, headed up by a proud son of Ireland, has spent St Patrick’s Day briefing reporters in Washington…

Boris, Biden and the era of big government

13 March 2021 4:22 am

Bill Clinton’s declaration that ‘the era of big government is over’ summed up the late 1990s political zeitgeist. Centre-left political…

America's Russian sanctions are futile

3 March 2021 6:06 pm

During the 2020 presidential campaign, Joe Biden promised to approach Russia and its irascible President Vladimir Putin with a new…

What the Khashoggi murder report means for US-Saudi relations

27 February 2021 6:36 am

Today, after pressure from senior US lawmakers and staring at an impending statutory deadline, the Biden administration authorised the release…

Biden’s vaccine drive is too slow

25 February 2021 1:33 am

I’m hooked on vaccine data. Barely an hour at my desk goes by without hitting refresh on a website telling…

China vs America: the struggle for south-east Asia

20 February 2021 9:00 am

Can Biden’s America contain China?

Biden's rift with Brussels is only set to grow

16 February 2021 1:46 am

It was meant to be a special relationship. After the tumultuous Trump years, President Biden was planning to reset relations…

The big tech bullies

30 January 2021 9:00 am

I was in the kitchen preparing the family’s dinner when the inauguration of Joe Biden was on TV, so I…

What’s next for the Special Relationship?

30 January 2021 9:00 am

This is a crucial year for the UK’s two most important relationships. The Anglo-American alliance, our strongest diplomatic and security…

Biden and the darker side of Irish-American history

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Bad history and Biden’s roots

At last, America has a gaffe-prone president again

23 January 2021 9:00 am

The welcome return of the gaffe-prone president

Where will the American right turn now?

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Here’s a trick question: who said the following, and when? ‘Serious questions have arisen about the accuracy and reliability of…

Can Joe Biden heal America?

23 January 2021 9:00 am

The challenges ahead for President Biden go beyond governing

Biden's trans rights agenda is bad news for women and girls

22 January 2021 1:36 am

Joe Biden has wasted little time grabbing rights from women and girls across America. On day one, he signed an Executive Order…