- The GuardianJun 30 10:00 PM
After 12 years in the US, Gary Younge is preparing to depart – as the country’s racial frictions seem certain to spark another summer of conflict For the past couple of years the summers, like hurricanes, have had names. Not single names like Katrina or Floyd – but full names like Trayvon Martin or Michael Brown. Like hurricanes, their arrival was both predictable and predicted, and yet somehow...
- NMEJul 01 08:56 AM
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- The GuardianJun 17 10:00 PM
Their brash, fast, gossip-obsessed website has transformed Washington journalism. Now they’ve landed in Europe The 27-year-old New Yorker Tara Palmeri, a former gossip columnist and the incandescent envoy of media’s future to the Brussels of the past, believes it her duty to show up without fail at the European commission’s midday press briefing. The briefing centre is a softly lit ovoid room ...
- Los Angeles TimesJun 19 09:10 AM
More Americans call themselves liberals than did just a few years ago. Should conservatives be worried?
- The GuardianJun 23 01:50 AM
It is incredible that a Serie A team could go bankrupt so spectacularly twice in a little over 10 years. But in Italy the incredible has become the commonplace • Originally published in Howler Magazine Roberto Donadoni, the coach of Parma, looked like he hadn’t slept in days. He had bags under his eyes, and his hair was a messy tangle of grey. He was sitting at a conference table beside Parma’s...
- The GuardianJun 23 07:00 AM
The novelist and short story writer explains how the sexual secrets of the 1930s film industry mix with untold stories of her own ancestors in her novel Lucky Us Related: Lucky Us by Amy Bloom review – a beguiling story of deceit and survival My children say I only write about four things: love, family, sex and death. I think they’re right and I think the centre of that quartet is love: love ...
- Queensland TimesJun 14 05:19 PM
RICHARD Branson interview: Virgin chief on how age is moderating his appetite for risk-taking.
- The Huffington PostJun 28 11:12 AM
Chief Justices Earl Warren (left) and John Roberts The Supreme Court's ruling Friday to legalize same- sex marriage is a victory for human rights and an occasion to rejoice. The decision follows in the footsteps of the Supreme Court's 1967 decision in Loving v. Virginia that outlawed states' bans on interracial marriage, an earlier pathbreaking victory for marriage equality. But there is a huge...
- Daily MailJun 14 05:11 PM
Those who have leapt to Rachel Dolezal’s defence say that if she wants to say she is black, why should anyone deny her that?, asks TOM LEONARD.