Lindsey HilsumV good corrective to John Bolton who has been telling reporters in London how easy a sector-by-sector US/UK trade deal wld be, brushing off questions abt WTO rules and Congressional (dis)approval. @scribblercat
The sexist world of the “manosphere” has become a recruiting ground for potential mass shooters.
Lindsey Hilsum“Anti-feminist rhetoric is a powerful gateway to violent white nationalism, and it is calculated to appeal to the demographic overwhelmingly responsible for mass shootings: young white men.” Very good piece by @helenlewis @TheAtlantic
He served 43 years in solitary confinement, longer than any other American prisoner. Originally jailed for a petty offence, he claims that he was then falsely accused of murdering a prison guard, a crime he repeatedly claimed he didn't commit and...
Lindsey HilsumListening to #AlbertWoodfox talking to @sarfrazmanzoor@hayfestival about his book Solitary. He spent 43 years in solitary confinement in the US state penitentiary Angola in Louisiana. I had the privilege to interview him last month.
The course of Brexit was set in the hours and days after the 2016 referendum.
Lindsey HilsumThis brilliant piece by @TomMcTague of @politico (soon to be of @TheAtlantic) explains why the UK is in the mess it’s in - miscalculation, hubris and foolishness vs the calculated power of EU process. Read it and weep.
Military attempts to clear Islamic State fighters out of final enclave of Baghouz in eastern Syria have stepped up again this evening, with footage emerging of clashes by United States-backed forces taking place.
Thousands more people have left the last remaining area held by the Islamic State group in Syria.
Lindsey HilsumToday I met a 19 year old who under Islamic State married at 13, then again and again as her husbands were killed - 6 husbands in 6 years. And still she supported the jihadis, believing this to be the will of the Prophet.