What will Trump do next?

High50 has no idea but we can recommend two up and coming London events that will bring together experts to tell us.

The How To Academy is running a course next Wednesday 23rd November at 6.45 at Conway Hall with speakers Desmond King and Paul Maidment with more speakers to be announced. Join the how to: Academy and Oxford Analytica pull apart the pledges made by Donald Trump during his campaign, and try to predict what his presidency will change for the US and the world.

Desmond King is Andrew W Mellon Professor of American Government at the University of Oxford. He is the author of 10 books including Making Americans (2002), Separate and Unequal: African Americans and the US Federal Government (2007), Still a House Divided with Rogers Smith (2011) and most recently, Fed Power: How Finance Wins with Larry Jacobs (2016).

Paul Maidment directs Oxford Analytica’s Analysis division and is managing editor of its flagship publication, The Daily Brief. He leads the firm’s team of staff analysts and global network of expert contributors. Previously, Paul was principal and editor-in-chief of Bystander Media, a New York digital publishing consultancy. Before starting his own firm, he was an award-winning journalist and pioneer in digital journalism, being the founding editor of the Financial Times’ website, and then spending a decade in a similar print/online role as executive editor of Forbes magazine and editor of forbes.com.

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Intelligence Squared is hosting a debate Trump: An American Tragedy? on Wednesday 30th November, at 7 pm at the Emmanuel Centre.  The debate will be chaired by Jonathan Freedland and speakers are Anne Applebaum, Steve Hilton (via video-link) and James Rubin.