Ed Luce

Financial Times

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US columnist and former Washington bureau chief for the Financial Times. He is the author of Time to Start Thinking: America in the Age of Descent and The Retreat of Western Liberalism.

Ed Luce on KCRW

Politically, Trump’s great wall may not be worth the government shutdown. But it appeals to his base, including evangelical Christians.

Trump‘s Wall and the Politics of ‘Us Versus Them’

Politically, Trump’s great wall may not be worth the government shutdown. But it appeals to his base, including evangelical Christians.

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A balanced look at George H.W.

Remembering George H.W. Bush

A balanced look at George H.W.

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Washington veterans agree that no president has ever attacked his own Attorney General the way Donald Trump has gone after Jeff Sessions.

Chaos and rivalries in the White House and the cabinet

Washington veterans agree that no president has ever attacked his own Attorney General the way Donald Trump has gone after Jeff Sessions.

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