Amanda Ripley


Politics Interrupted

I spent the last few months investigating how the US could get more women (and better men) into elected office for a new POLITICO story.

12th Jun 2017 in General

Inequality, Broken Marriages & Donald Trump

“Let it be said at once: Trump’s victory is primarily due to the explosion in economic and territorial inequality in the United States over several decades and the incapacity of successive governments to deal with these.” – Thomas Piketty, economist and author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century, in Le Monde on Nov. 15, 2016

31st Jan 2017 in General

A Boy Survivor

I’ve been reading Richard Ford’s novel Canada, told from the perspective of a 15-year-old boy whose parents—unexpectedly, disastrously—rob a bank.

6th May 2013 in General

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