David Cameron Headlines

  • Mosque attacks and the narrative of exclusion

    Guardian readers respond to the Christchurch shootings Jonathan Freedland (We must confront the right’s hate preachers, 16 March) is right to castigate Viktor Orbán, Matteo Salvini and Donald Trump for their anti-Islamic rhetoric. But we must not omit the part played by British politicians in deliberately adopting language that promotes hatred of religious and racial groups. Boris Johnson’s “letterboxes”, David Cameron’s “swarm” of migrants, Theresa May’s “Go home” posters, Sajid Javid’s “asylum...

    the Guardian
  • Theresa May: Hoarse, twice defeated, won’t give up on Brexit

    Her voice is hoarse, her authority waning, and her overriding political goal — taking Britain out of the European Union with a negotiated deal — seems like a mirage

    Washington Post
  • What is going on in Theresa May's head? Who knows – she's got no way of articulating it

    As tediously enigmatic as she is psychosis-inducingly arrogant, the prime minister shares nothing other than false promises beyond her inner circle, or what remains of it

    The Independent
  • “I have a follow-up to my colleague’s question” – finally, the White House press corps works together

    In an increasingly rare briefing from the podium on Monday – her first in 42 days – Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders faced a White House press corps that felt much more like it was actually doing its job of holding the president to account than it has on previous outings. Nominally to announce the president’s proposed budget, an almost entirely fictional exercise given the Democratic party now controls the House of Representatives, the briefing quickly veered into combative territory over...

    @NewStatesman
  • Stop asking 'how are you?' Harvard researchers say this is how successful people make small talk

    You'll be amazing by where the conversation goes.

    CNBC
  • The closed mind of Richard Dawkins

    An Appetite for Wonder: The Makings of a Scientist by Richard Dawkins (Ecco Press) If an autobiography can ever contain a true reflection of the author, it is nearly always found in a throwaway sentence. When the world’s most celebrated atheist writes of the discovery of evolution, Richard Dawkins unwittingly reveals his sense of his mission in the world. Toward the end of An Appetite for Wonder, the first installment in what is meant to be a two-volume memoir, Dawkins cites the opening lines of...

    @NewStatesman