Although GB News’s target demographic has prompted unkind nicknames such as “Boomer TV,” the channel has a number of presenters in the mold of Candace Owens or Ben Shapiro—the kind of intense young conservatives who might corner you at a party and talk to you about Ayn Rand. (The Atlantic)
"The past year has forced many women to confront the inequality in their own life—and every kid sitting on a lap in a Zoom meeting, or bursting in to show off a unicorn, has forced that knowledge on the rest of us." (The Atlantic)
"All truly great historical dramas, memoirs, and biopics are about something greater than their ostensible subject. If they are not, they become a dutiful, forgettable checklist." (The Atlantic)
What lies behind the arguments over a statue for Mary Wollstonecraft? (The Atlantic)
"Fittingly for a book that exhorts fellow feminists to struggle against the “tyranny of niceness”, it is a punchy and sarcastic read." (Guardian)
Yes, QAnon sounds deranged, but its individual building blocks are proven winners in the marketplace of crazy ideas. (Sunday Times)
For the past five months, it has felt as if the entire world has been trapped at an airport departure gate, and the only information on the screen is the word “Delayed”. (The Sunday Times)
"Blending rigorous research with passages that make you bark with laughter, this is an effortlessly smart study of feminism’s power to make society better for everyone."
Discussing David Copperfield, Pregnancy in art, The Windermere Children, Motherwell and The Welkin (pictured) on Saturday Review.
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