Jason A Johnson

Jason A Johnson

Donald Trump

Analysis: Trump speech fails to deliver on hard policy

While pundits applauded the 'disciplined' address to Congress, lacking was any straight talk on political measures.

Analysis: Trump speech fails to deliver on hard policy

US Elections 2016

Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton: How to read US polls

Political analyst Jason Johnson gives you three simple rules for being a good poll watcher of American elections.

Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton: How to read US polls

Politics

The inevitable candidacy of Hillary Clinton

With no strong challengers this time around, things are looking up for Clinton.

 The inevitable candidacy of Hillary Clinton

Human Rights

Selma: 50 years of storytelling in America

Celebrations and commemorations always have a sense of telling only half the story.

Selma: 50 years of storytelling in America

United States

We can't breathe: Obama's last chance for change

Police violence is a white American problem, not a black one.

We can't breathe: Obama's last chance for change

Politics

Ferguson exposes a crisis in the US

The US government has failed its citizens in Ferguson.

Ferguson exposes a crisis in the US

Politics

Obama's foreign policy after the midterms

A Republican-controlled Senate will force Obama to get tougher on Iran and Russia.

Obama's foreign policy after the midterms

Politics

What can Obama do about Ferguson?

Despite being the most powerful man in the country Obama's legal options in Ferguson are limited.

What can Obama do about Ferguson?

Politics

The lies the 'third parties' tell us

Neglecting a pragmatic approach to the US political system may rouse a crowd, but renders 'outsiders' irrelevant.

The lies the 'third parties' tell us

Americas

A missed opportunity for Mitt Romney

If the third debate freezes the campaign at this date, Obama might just have won the US election.

A missed opportunity for Mitt Romney

Americas

US presidential debate: The final lap

Foreign policy debate is actually the least influential of the three major debates held during a presidential election.

US presidential debate: The final lap