Edward Luce is the Washington columnist and commentator for the Financial Times. He writes a weekly column, FT’s leaders/editorials on American politics and the economy and other articles.
Ed has worked for the FT since 1995 as Philippines correspondent, capital markets editor, South Asia bureau chief in New Delhi and Washington bureau chief between 2006 and 2011.
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Will the system bring the president down or will he destroy it first?
Is caution and conformity hurting the economy? Edward Luce on Tyler Cowen’s ‘The Complacent Class’
Even without overt lawbreaking by Donald Trump and his family, US reputational damage is likely to be severe
It should be no surprise the president is doing exactly what he promised
Combative address will go down as a turning point in America’s postwar role
The voice of white nationalist groups is getting louder
Without realising it, US voters appear to have opened the gates to a new cold war
He rewrote the rules of US politics. Now the deal-making president will show whether his promises were simply opening bids
Temptation to undermine Fed’s independence and scapegoat China will grow
She will go down in history as the presidential candidate who lost to outsider Donald Trump
The FT columnist on a ‘polycentric world’ and Russia’s restrained mood in light of Trump’s victory
It is the failing of liberal technocrats to think reason governs how people act
The Vermont senator who narrowly lost out to Hillary Clinton sets the stage for a new battle
The Breitbart chief’s new role tells us much about the next president, writes Edward Luce
Having vowed a hostile takeover, the populist now surrounds himself with insiders
The president-elect could end the global postwar order and unwind Obama’s legacy
The US public has voted to walk away from the American-created global order
The FBI director has encouraged poisonous distrust in the system, writes Edward Luce
The system is teetering whatever the outcome of the US election
Social media is enabling prejudice to slip back into the mainstream. As the US goes to the polls, what does this mean for democracy?
Ed Luce meets Trump's senior economic advisor
President warns the US republic and everything he stands for is at risk
In a febrile climate, she would be the first president to start with a trust deficit
Whatever its findings, the probe has already damaged the Democrat, writes Edward Luce
Beset on all sides, Republican Speaker faces a further bruising after the election