18 December 2014
Humour as leveller.
10 July 2013
A moment to remember the momentous change.
19 February 2013
While the soul-searching eyes of the nation’s political gurus are glued to the upcoming twists and turns of the...
21 January 2013
A third of the most well-off, high status people in society consider themselves to be working class.
12 September 2012
The anti-Paxmans in purple deserve public recognition.
12 November 2008
Question: Which BBC quiz programme thinks Oxford and Cambridge are so much better than every other university in the...
29 October 2008
In these politically incorrect times across the pond, desperate times call for desperate words, so the Republicans in...
07 October 2008
Snuggled in a forested corner of western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh is prime stomping ground for both Obama and McCain's...
05 September 2008
Don’t mention Europe anywhere near a Republican – it makes steam streak out of their ears. Europe is another world to...
27 August 2008
The appointment of Joe Biden as VeePee confirms the pattern, obvious to a certain section of society, that we are...
08 July 2008
A 1990s TV show about life in Alaska won a cult audience when it explored the vast gulf between the lives of urbanites...
27 May 2008
Let's face it. Hillary Clinton is scarcely an obvious working class hero. But over the past few months she has forged a...
09 April 2008
If New Labour should learn one lesson from Barack Obama, whether he wins or loses the presidential race, it is that...
08 January 2008
Listen to the podcast In conversation with Joseph Stiglitz Many Americans are counting down the hours until George W....
Women urinating on the street in the small hours: the mark of a Britain in crisis, or the ultimate bonding experience?