Kavanaugh v Ford: the parading of sexual assault victims has to end | Catherine Bennett

The Senate hearing resembled nothing so much as a 17th-century rape trial. Lets hope the grotesque spectacle enhances justice Had it been a rehearsal, not the final hearing, notes for Rachel Mitchell would have gone over and, sparing us all, dabbed his nose for him. As for Trumps verdict, on…

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‘All the time in the world’: Trump says no rush for North Korea to denuclearise

Relaxed tone marks change from claims that earlier summit with Kim Jong-un would lead to rapid disarmament Donald Trump has said he is in no rush for North Korea to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, noting that missile testing had stopped while sanctions on Pyongyang had not been relaxed. Ive got…

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Irish activists pledge to protest against Donald Trump visit

Politicians urge public to send a clear signal to the American people during US presidents November trip Politicians and activists in Ireland have pledged to protest against Donald Trump when he visits in November. On Friday, the Solidarity People Before Profit all pledged to organise protests surrounding the visit, within…

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Donald Trump lashed out at LeBron James and Don Lemon on Twitter

Image: PETER FOLEY/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock LeBron James is one of the greatest pro basketball players in history. He’s also using his tremendous success and wealth to help at-risk children in his hometown. And yet, in Donald Trump’s eyes, he’s “dumb.” Trump resorted to childish name-calling in a Friday evening tweet in which…

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What Robert Mueller Knowsand 9 Areas He’ll Pursue Next

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein knows what he’s protecting by staying in his job and fighting each day to preserve Mueller’s investigation Zach Gibson/Bloomberg/Getty Images Even those who think they know turn out to be surprised by the scale and specificity of what Mueller knows. Last month, the senior Democrat…

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