Oliver Wiseman

Oliver Wiseman was the US Editor of The Critic from 2019 to 2021. He tweets at @ollywiseman

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

Caitlyn Jenner’s candidacy is the latest blow to any distinction between celebrity and politics