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James Astill

James Astill is Senior Editor with The Economist. He was till recently its Washington bureau chief and Lexington columnist. He is a contributor to Open

The Great American Show Trial
Columns
The Great American Show Trial

Republicans close ranks behind their rule-breaker-in-chief. Donald Trump may be stigmatised by impeachment but it’s unlikely to deny him a second term

24 January 2020
Bojo Gets His Mojo
Columns
Bojo Gets His Mojo

A bumper majority for the Tories makes Brexit certain—and the break-up of the United Kingdom highly possible

20 December 2019
Trump on Trial
Columns
Trump on Trial

American diplomacy, as well as Donald Trump’s job prospects, will be on the line with his looming impeachment

22 November 2019
In defence of baseball: It’s not puerile in comparison with cricket
Essays
In defence of baseball: It’s not puerile in comparison with cricket

A remarkable baseball series clinched by the Washington Nationals points to an enduring sporting tradition and the transformation of America’s capital

01 November 2019
A Turmoil Called Trump
Essay
A Turmoil Called Trump

America is in the grip of a historic drama of disruptions

11 October 2019
Modi Hits America
Feature
Modi Hits America

And Trump hugs him back...

27 September 2019
Cricket
Batting for the Naturals

If sport existed only to spread the maximum degree of human happiness, everyone should want India to win all the time

31 May 2019
USelection
Letter From Washington
Uncle Joe In the Arena

Can Barack Obama’s former vice president stop Donald Trump?

15 May 2019
Trump Up
Essay
Trump Up

The president is vindicated by the Mueller report. But which Democrat will take him on in 2020?

04 April 2019
Cricket stretches from beaches to the streets of St Lucia
Cricket
A Cricketing Calypso

India’s tour to the Caribbean could produce a great contest in the wake of an unforeseen West Indian renaissance

21 February 2019

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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