Friday, 24 February 2017

Reading dystopian fiction in the age of Trump

Last Saturday night I closed the pages of one of the most repulsive books I’ve ever had the good fortune..

By David Waywell


Wednesday, 22 February 2017

A non-stop month in Trumpland

And that, dear reader, was one month. One month! We are just one month into Donald Trump’s presidency which, to..

By David Waywell


Friday, 17 February 2017

Trump's war with the press to control the questions

Let’s take a moment out of our busy fun-packed/despair-laced schedule to talk about questions. So much of what’s happening politically..

By David Waywell


Wednesday, 8 February 2017

A moderate's guide to surviving the populist apocalypse

This litany of incompetence is not as much fun as I thought it would be. The Trump White House was..

By David Waywell


Wednesday, 25 January 2017

What a handkerchief might say about America's first postmodern president

Forgive the jaunty rake of my pussy-march hat. This past weekend, I was hysterically drunk on Kellyanne Conway, Sean Spicer,..

By David Waywell


Thursday, 19 January 2017

The virtues (and vices) of a very quiet presidency

You needn’t be American in order to be led by their presidents. Even here in Europe, our lives are informed..

By David Waywell


Thursday, 12 January 2017

Jeremy Corbyn's own goal

If you saw the photo that emerged on Tuesday of the snow monkey attempting unnatural congress with a deer, then..

By David Waywell


Friday, 6 January 2017

Why don't Americans care that Russia may have handpicked their president?

Returning to work after the Christmas and the New Year is always a matter of refamiliarising oneself with routines abandoned..

By David Waywell


Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Jeremy's New January Look

It really is the season to be jolly! Or, at least, time to be mildly optimistic about the months ahead...

By David Waywell