Why you need more than just a name in modern politics

US President Donald Trump is increasingly pushing his daughter, Ivanka, into public life. Bloomberg

This month has already seen a spotlight shine on the rise — and fall — of political families around the world. From the resignation in India of the leader of the main opposition Congress Party, to the arrival of a new Greek prime minister with a family history of political activity, to US President Donald Trump’s robust defence of his daughter Ivanka’s prominence at the G20 summit in Japan, the…