Dominic Green

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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?

Meet Michiko Kakutani, the conservative

July 16, 2018 2:38 pm

The former New York Times reviewer’s study of truth reveals how she’s been driven to outrage by the erosion of cultural and critical values.

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The masochistic perversity of the Special Relationship

July 12, 2018 8:25 am

London The American president is coming! All over Britain, people are putting up the bunting, cutting the crusts off the…

Jacob Rees-Mogg: What I’d do as UK Home Secretary

July 10, 2018 3:50 pm

‘It’s mad to have an immigration system that doesn’t allow people in who you actually need, and does allow people in who you don’t need.’

Trump’s Mideast ‘deal of the century’ turns out to be a big fat nothing burger

July 9, 2018 11:04 am

When Donald Trump promised a ‘deal of the century’ between Israelis and Palestinians, he didn’t mention which century he had…

Freaky Friday for the sex wars: Netflix’s I Am Not an Easy Man reviewed

July 1, 2018 12:19 pm

You know the feeling. One minute, you’re an oversexed adman, strolling the streets of Paris and propositioning every woman you…

Congratulations, America, on missing the World Cup

June 29, 2018 2:06 pm

The opening round of the soccer World Cup is under way in Russia. If you’re lucky, you won’t have noticed.…

Michael Avenatti resembles the ‘manager’ who takes an inordinate slice of a working girl’s earnings

June 25, 2018 7:33 pm

The crusading lawyer waves the sword of justice around in order to distract us from the sleaze behind his shield.

Film review: Westwood – Punk, Icon, Activist

June 24, 2018 11:39 am

This is a golden age for documentaries, if you have time to view them. Digital film and editing have reduced…

The club sandwich: three slices of white supremacy?

June 20, 2018 3:35 pm

Is ‘the perfect American food’ soaked in imperialism and all-male white chumminess?

The Royals are Deplorables

June 18, 2018 6:40 pm

Is Prince Harry a Trumpist, as his father-in-law insinuates?

Junot Diaz is the right kind of sex pest for the left

June 8, 2018 6:01 pm

Male writers of colour rejoiced this week when the editors of the Boston Review established new guidelines for what is and isn’t…