Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The sad tale of Keaton Jones (and his mother)

It was one of those moments that happens far too often on social media. A young boy, filmed on a..

By David Waywell


Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Enthusiasms not curbed enough: The return of Larry David

After a five year wait, Series Nine of Curb Your Enthusiasm arrived on the back of a clever media campaign that portrayed..

By David Waywell


Friday, 1 December 2017

Michael Flynn's guilty plea is history in the making

The current idiom of the Trump probe talks about “shoes falling”. Today it wasn’t so much a shoe but one..

By David Waywell


Tuesday, 28 November 2017

The Great American Endurance Test: Day 311

Scratch another mark on the wall. We’re three hundred and some days into this endurance trial of a presidency. That’s..

By David Waywell


Thursday, 23 November 2017

"Witch hunt": a bad term awaiting a proper diagnosis

“Witch hunt” is an ugly, patriarchal, and outdated phrase from an ugly, patriarchal, and unenlightened time. Yet it’s also a..

By David Waywell


Tuesday, 14 November 2017

The free market has broken. Can the Tories fix it?

We’re reaching that time of year when opening the curtains in the morning feels no different to when we close..

By David Waywell


Wednesday, 8 November 2017

The end of "The Party of Trump?"

It’s barely a couple of weeks since the groupthink of US news media was that the Republican Party had become..

By David Waywell


Thursday, 26 October 2017

The fight for Conservatism in America

Churchill famously declared that “politics is not a game, it’s an earnest business”, which is a high-minded way of viewing..

By David Waywell


Wednesday, 18 October 2017

The Weinstein scandal is a universal story about exploitation

This week’s red skies over the UK were a stunning reminder that the world has few true natural borders; that..

By David Waywell