Oliver Wiseman

Oliver Wiseman is the US Editor of The Critic.

Party politics is only part of the story when it comes to vaccine hesitancy

J.D. Vance thinks the MAGA movement is about more than the man

What are Trump rallies for, now he is out of the White House?

A supposedly honest election post-mortem is a symptom of the party’s problems

The Democrats’ hyperbolic rhetoric about the return of Jim Crow laws risks derailing their voting rights legislation

Neediness has defined US-UK relations for 80 years

After a hyperactive first few months, is the president running out of steam?

Chinese propaganda plays on the manifest faultlines of American society

A theory dismissed as ‘disinformation’ has suddenly gone mainstream