Manchild

Manchild

In the build up to the European Championship qualifier against San Marino there’s been a lot of focus on the inevitability of Wayne Rooney surpassing Bobby Charlton to become England’s leading goalscorer. Setting aside the fact that an Evertonian who plays for...
Why Jeremy Corbyn? Why not?

Why Jeremy Corbyn? Why not?

There’s been a phenomenal amount of discussion in recent weeks about Jeremy Corbyn’s emergence as front runner in the Labour leadership election. What surprises me is that even as the Labour establishment rounds upon Corbyn supporters, few are asking why the MP for...

Battery migrants

It’s probably the tip of a Titanic-sized iceberg. Everyone likes their cheap chicken, cheap milk, cheap salmon, cheap whatever. But the nineteenth-century realities of what it takes to maintain that supply chain is lost on a populace that is being groomed to...

The problem with campaign finance

It’s not immigration, abortion rights, the economy or even The Donald himself. This is the problem with US politics in a single sentence: “I was a businessman. I give to everybody. When they call, I give,” Trump explained, summing up Washington’s corrupt...