Dominic Green

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No-one comes off well in the Allen-Farrow family drama

September 20, 2018 1:25 pm

We could believe either Allen’s version or Farrow’s, but that would get us no closer to the truth, because neither is trustworthy and both are proven fantasists

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The trouble with American universities: I talk to Jamie Kirchick

September 19, 2018 12:53 pm

Life’n’Arts podcast with the Brookings Institute fellow running for a seat on Yale’s board

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Big Jay McNeely brought joy to millions with his music

September 19, 2018 5:32 am

The legendary tenor saxophonist died last weekend aged 91

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Boris Johnson summons the spirit of Churchill in Washington DC

September 14, 2018 5:15 am

‘The last thing we want is for us, the Brits, having made a momentous decision, to be drawn back into the tractor beam of Brussels.’

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Selling Europe’s new Muslim vote

September 11, 2018 6:54 am

Electoral fraud in Botkyrka would have changed the result

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Julia Salazar’s identity politics

September 10, 2018 7:37 am

There aren’t many situations in which identifying as a Jewish Latina immigrant socialist would give you a competitive advantage

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Adolf Eichmann, the model of a modern mass murderer

September 9, 2018 1:21 pm

Operation Finale reviewed

Who’s afraid of Steve Bannon?

September 3, 2018 8:48 pm

Cancelling the former White House strategist might win back the respect of New Yorker readers — but it won’t help in their quest to explore ‘Ideas’

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The Massachusetts primaries will tell a tale of two Democratic parties

September 3, 2018 1:04 pm

The difference, as is invariably the case in American politics, is a matter of tone — not just skin colour, but also sex and generation, and generally in that order

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Any storm in a port

September 2, 2018 12:11 pm

The Bookshop reviewed

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What if Hillary had won?

August 28, 2018 4:55 am

It would be worse, much worse

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Has Trump lost control of his Pecker?

August 26, 2018 9:27 am

His relationship with the National Enquirer is coming to a head

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Handling Pooh with kid gloves

August 25, 2018 4:35 am

Christopher Robin reviewed

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Enemies in a state: Dirty war with the press, or a clean fight?

August 17, 2018 3:23 am

Does more power lie with a president bound by checks and balances, or privately-owned media companies?

Only Aretha Franklin had the soul power to summon the spirit at will

August 16, 2018 12:06 pm

The Queen of Soul is dead — there is no plausible heir.

Twitter and the twilight of the philosophers

August 12, 2018 8:25 am

We will not be able to trust the internet giants on what is fake or true so long as they lie to us about the nature of their business.

America, meet Tommy Robinson – if you must

August 1, 2018 12:51 pm

The Cary Grant of the alt-right?

Frenemies of the people: Why Trump and the press deserve each other

July 31, 2018 2:45 pm

It’s getting harder and harder to choose between a president who can’t tell the truth, and a publisher who can’t admit it.

Ben Brantley isn’t transphobic – he’s pitiful

July 29, 2018 9:38 am

The New York Times critic has nothing to apologise for. Yet he has apologised.

Film review: Netflix’s The Skin of the Wolf

July 21, 2018 7:06 am

Paws for thought

Two out of three ain’t bad: Jetlagged Trump’s European roadshow, reviewed

July 18, 2018 5:44 pm

Is the likeliest explanation of Trump’s U-turn really that he’s a Russian agent?