Opinions from the Independent newspaper

Opinions from the Guardian newspaper
  • Adieu, Arsène Wenger – artistry in hobnail boots | Alex Clark 21st April 2018
    The Arsenal manager transformed English football, through fair means and foulHe arrived in Britain like something from outer space. In 1996, as the leaves were turning red on Avenell Road, Highbury, Arsenal’s new manager took up the reins so recently in the hands of the Bergkamp-buying, blazer-wearing Bruce Rioch. How would Arsène Wenger fit with the likes o […]
    Alex Clark
  • In Britain now, the richer you are, the better your chance of justice | Nick Cohen 21st April 2018
    Our legal system once looked after everyone. But increasingly, it is only for the wealthyJustice in Britain, a country that boasts it all but invented the presumption of innocence and trial by jury, is becoming a matter of money. We’re going the way of the United States and building a market-based rather than a rights-based system; where the rich have every […]
    Nick Cohen
  • More young people are pro-choice – proof that progress is winning (or will) 21st April 2018
    Two-thirds of young people think abortion should be legal in all or most cases – a glimmer of good news in a time of few winsThe Week in Patriarchy is a weekly roundup of what’s happening in the world of feminism and sexism. If you’re not already receiving it by email, make sure to subscribe. Continue reading...
    Jessica Valenti
  • America is plagued by experts without expertise | Michael Massing 21st April 2018
    On-air ‘experts’ are more disconnected from their demographics than ever – and their lack of expertise has become glaring in the age of TrumpThe strong ratings of the first episode of the revived Roseanne set off an avalanche of commentary. On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, for instance, John Podhoretz, a columnist for the New York Post, called the show’s success a “w […]
    Michael Massing
  • Comey's wish for a leaker's 'head on a pike'? Proof he's no better than Trump | Jill Abramson 21st April 2018
    The ex-FBI director’s memos show he shares with a disgraceful president a dangerous contempt for our founding freedomWith Donald Trump, there is sometimes so much material to provoke outrage that you worry something important is bound to be overlooked. This is the case with the recently released Comey memos, which detail his shocking conversations with the n […]
    Jill Abramson