Tuesday, 23 May 2017

My Manchester

It would be easy at this moment to say that it’s hard to find words for what happened in Manchester..

By David Waywell


Tuesday, 16 May 2017

America has voted an idiot into the White House

Have we finally reached the point at which rational explanations serve no more purpose? It feels like that as I..

By David Waywell


Friday, 12 May 2017

Donald Trump's War on Convention

The news that Donald Trump had fired James Comey produced a collective spluttering across both old and new media this..

By David Waywell


Friday, 5 May 2017

Jeremy Corbyn will never win the Eurovision Song Contest model of politics

Jeremy Corbyn is precisely the kind of politician that people say they want to see in Westminster. He is loyal..

By David Waywell


Saturday, 29 April 2017

The Strange, the Familiar, and the Something In-Between

The work of Bruce Gilden understandably dominates the Strange and Familiar exhibition, currently adorning the walls of the Manchester Art..

By David Waywell


Tuesday, 25 April 2017

UKIP and the veil: stop making the law about religion

Banning the face veil is one of those issues that quickly escapes from the narrow confines of politics and assumes..

By David Waywell


Friday, 7 April 2017

Donald Trump's Syria strike shows a president in cruise control mode

Has Donald Trump’s mouth has just cost American tax payers another $50 million? That’s how much it must have cost..

By David Waywell


Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Vacancy in the blue corner

Ignore, if you can, the bruiser in the red corner. He might be dominating the headlines with his tweets, his..

By David Waywell


Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Disinformation: a problem that's too big to solve?

A developing thread of the Russian hacking story is (and will increasingly become) our susceptibility to disinformation. I’ve said it..

By David Waywell