Tristram Hunt's resignation makes me feel instinctively uneasy.
Donald Trump shocked and horrified the world as he triumphed in the presidential election.
And what he was really saying really matters.
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Even if Trump narrows the gap in the polls, he has a sizeable electoral mountain to climb.
The choice in the US election is depressing, but there is a chance that a progressive left could yet emerge.
Hillary Clinton's bad news week hasn't shifted the fundamental picture.
The American media's obsession on the horse race, and the Republican strategy of declaring Democratic presidents "illegitimate" will endure.
In standing as an independent, Goldsmith may face the worst of both worlds.
Once the campaign is over, it will be clear that this was a trailer for the blockbuster show that follows.
Whether it's tweeting about his enemies, or using his children as advisers, Donald J Trump is not a conventional president. We need a strong media to hold the new US president - and other world leaders - to account.
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