David Axelrod's alliance with Ed Miliband is the perfect match of message and messenger. Labour gains a comms guru with soundbite skill and strategic insight whilst Axelrod has the chance to work once again for a candidate who embodies his own political beliefs.
Enough with the sanctimonious blather!
There is no longer any need to write “in defense of” reading—and yet we keep churning out books along these lines.
In a game where players can act out any kind of sadistic fantasy on each other—from taking hostage to force-feeding poison to breaking kneecaps—what incentive is there for humans to express their humanity?
Being the Gone Girl Cool Girl is contingent on presenting the correct selection of individual attributes. Feminism needs to be collective and flexible.
We're just going to have to get up there and find out
We're just going to have to get up there and find out.
Some of your favorite curse words are older than the English language itself.
This piece originally appeared on newstatesman.com. Remember the fungus chair?
Since the Syrian conflict began, only 10,000 of millions of refugees have been resettled formally in western countries. What's happened to the rest?
This piece first appeared on newstatesman.com. John Goodman can’t get comfortable. The sofa’s too deep: it dwarfs him like a giant beanbag. It’s strange to see Goodman looking dwarfed. When he was a young actor in Manhattan, his quarterback dimensions and baby face got him his first auditions.
Will liberals regret pushing Christians out of public life?
Liberalism has become the new orthodoxy—and there is no room for religious believers to dissent.