Presidents of the United States

Trump is a disturbed guy, Dukakis tells Kathimerini

"No need to be shocked. Trump is a very disturbed guy," 1988 Democratic nominee for US president Mike Dukakis tells Kathimerini in a brief interview. "And what happened last Wednesday may just be what we need to get him out of the nation's politics permanently. In the meantime, the Democrats will now control Congress as well as the White House, and that should be good news for all of us."

Hungary in 2021: Fidesz Battles on Several Fronts as 2022 Election Looms

With Joe Biden set to replace Donald Trump in the White House in little over a week, Orban's most powerful political soulmate will be removed from the international chess board, taking with him the hope that a populist-rightist alliance could triumph globally over liberal forces.

No effort, just envy

It would be ridiculous if it were not horrifying. What we saw was neither a metamorphosis nor an embodiment of the sarcastic and very popular quote often attributed to Groucho Marx: "Those are my principles, and if you don't like them… well, I have others." 

Lessons from the Capitol

The mob of Donald Trump supporters that stormed Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Wednesday was no bolt from the blue.

Certain political leaders have succumbed to the sirens of anti-systemic rhetoric and inflammatory demagoguery that eventually mobilized the mob, which interrupted a joint session of Congress during which the Electoral College vote was to be certified.