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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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?
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
The leadership crisis afflicting the Republicans leadership crisis is a broader problemafflicts across the west
Rarely in the history of presidential debates has a contest been so one-sided
The chief obstacle to the candidate’s victory is his character. He just cannot help himself
Kelly Ayotte personifies quandary into which party has been thrown
More scandals about the presidential candidate are expected before November 8, writes Edward Luce
Outrageous threats will delight existing fans but repulse the middle ground
Expecting to die younger than your parents goes against what westerners have taken for granted
Mike Pence’s calm success against Tim Kaine could be model for running mate
The Republican candidate will win no new fans with his late-night Twitter rants
Rise of genre has inured people to humiliation as entertainment
A split-screen America will have seen different realities in the clash between him and Clinton
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