Oliver Wiseman

Oliver Wiseman is the US Editor of The Critic.

The gap between front row and back row America feels as wide as ever

A vigorous debate is under way about the future of the American right — and it is a mistake to question its survival

An interview with the man who saw it coming

Waiting for a pandemic in West Virginia

November will be a referendum on Trump’s handling of the present crisis

Kanye West was mocked for rediscovering faith, but he has genuine concerns about the modern world he helped fashion

So far, the biggest loser of the Democratic primary has been the Democratic party

America’s progressive party is stuck inside a meme that has gone viral — and for all the wrong reasons

Biden, Sanders and Warren battle it out to take on Trump

The Conservative victory matters because of the differences between Trump and Johnson, not the similarities