Life

civil war

The next so-called civil war

October 9, 2020 1:17 pm

‘To-day the doctor says I must die — all is over with me — ah, so young to die’

nursing homes

Duty of care: the trouble with America’s nursing homes

October 9, 2020 11:51 am

We will sacrifice so much to save lives. So why are we indifferent to the quality of those lives?

covid

I see COVID…everywhere

October 9, 2020 11:23 am

‘Eventually, even my cozy and culturally ethically sound living space no longer felt safe from the virus’

mask

The transatlantic mask divide

October 8, 2020 5:42 pm

In the ferry line to Fire Island, I was told off for not wearing my mask over my nostril

crowds

Soccer is better without the crowds

October 8, 2020 5:22 pm

Even Jose Mourinho is behaving well

€160

How I won €160 by mistake

October 8, 2020 4:59 pm

Thanks to our local bar, I ended the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with bulging trousers

cambridge analytica

The collapse of the Cambridge Analytica Brexit conspiracy theory

October 8, 2020 12:16 pm

There was always a whiff of desperation to the Cambridge Analytica obsession

noor bin ladin

Being pro-Trump has caused me more grief than being Osama bin Laden’s niece

October 8, 2020 9:37 am

Why do I support Donald Trump? Look at his record

big tech

House Republicans accuse Democrats of ignoring censorship in Big Tech report

October 6, 2020 5:50 pm

‘Democrats have rejected opportunities to explore concerns about bias’

royaumont

My debt to Royaumont

October 6, 2020 1:14 pm

A Spanish flag flew on the palace to protect it from the occupying Germans

pell

The sinister Vatican plot against Cardinal Pell

October 6, 2020 9:30 am

Sooner rather than later, we may learn more about what that Vatican money was used for during the Pell trial

trump

The media meltdown over Trump’s ‘Covita’ moment

October 6, 2020 8:34 am

His remarks couldn’t have been better formulated to make his critics’ blood boil

Jennifer rubin

What’s happening to Jennifer Rubin?

October 6, 2020 6:09 am

The coronavirus appears to have claimed what remains of the Washington Post writer’s sanity

proud boys

The Pride Boys

October 5, 2020 6:13 pm

Smearing the Proud Boys as homophobes is a losing strategy

jenny lindsay

The hounding of a Scottish poet by trans activists

October 5, 2020 5:52 pm

Jenny Lindsay, a skint freelance poet who was the subject of a whispering campaign, did not feel very powerful

new york

New York has turned ugly

October 5, 2020 3:09 pm

I haven’t seen so many overflowing garbage cans or homeless people since the 1970s

antifa

No, antifa won’t destroy democracy

October 5, 2020 1:45 pm

How the culture war created a tribe of Lee Harvey Oswalds

tangled web

The coming stitch-up

October 4, 2020 10:59 am

The Tangled Web We Weave: Inside the Shadow System That Shapes the Internet by James Ball reviewed

media

Mixed messages and media narcissism

October 4, 2020 6:59 am

Trump’s illness is a perfect opportunity for journalists to talk about themselves

hong kong new york times

The New York Times has no editorial policy

October 3, 2020 3:52 pm

Their Hong Kong op-ed proves as much

melania

‘The Melania Tapes’ reveal she’s even cooler than we thought

October 3, 2020 10:17 am

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff and CNN made a major miscalculation

private schools

Creeping critical race theory in Manhattan’s private schools

October 2, 2020 5:59 pm

‘At the two private schools my sons attend in New York City, a new kind of “education” is now in full force’

churches

The new crusaders

October 2, 2020 5:06 pm

Churches have become a target for the young and angry

pope francis

The real reason for Pope Francis’s disgraceful Pompeo snub

October 2, 2020 1:35 pm

We’ve never seen the text of the Vatican-Beijing pact

reparations

Reparations for the transblack community!

October 2, 2020 1:01 pm

I believe that I qualify for reparations from the white man who has kept me down and prevented me from achieving my full potential