Valery Giscard d'Estaing, Former French president (1974 - 1981), passed away after contracting Covid-19 aged 94.
Donald Trump has fired the defence secretary Mark Esper. He had opposed the outgoing President on several occasions.
Joe Biden has won the race to become the 46th President of the United States.
In Bertrand Russell's essay “On the Value of Scepticism” (from in his 1958 book The Will to Doubt), he suggests that when opinions are expresses with great passion, including political opinion, it is often because the rational grounds for those opinions are limited.
What if our political differences are not first-and-foremost about different policies or priorities, but instead are about increased feelings of attachment to a political tribe?
The great historian Henry Adams had a US President as a grandfather and also as a great-grandfather: John Quincy Adams and John Adams.
The United States election campaign is focused primarily on how much will the next president spend and the measures to combat coronavirus.