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It has been almost two years since Donald Trump’s surprising victory in the US Presidential election. President Trump has been accelerating his attacks on immigrants and helping to widen the political divide, but his approval rate actually picked up recently. What is happening in the United States now? Just days before the US midterm elections, we spoke with Dr. Robert Putnam, a renowned American political scientist, during his visit in Tokyo.


Putnam, Robert D. "Under Surface, Middle-Aged Women Push Anti-Trump Movement in US." Asahi Shimbun Globe, November 2, 2018.