Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Geoffrey Wheatcroft's book Yo, Blair! has just been published in Britain.

Letter From london
May 22 2008 1:20 PMNo Cherie AmourThe British press lays into Cherie Blair's memoirs.
Letter From london
Oct. 3 2007 7:24 AMThe Ghost and Mr. BlairIs Robert Harris' new novel a portrait of Tony Blair?
June 25 2007 2:52 PMWaugh TalentHow one family became a dynasty in the world of British letters.
Letter From london
May 9 2007 3:19 PMBye-Bye, BlairWhy do Brits dislike the departing prime minister?
Letter From london
April 5 2007 3:29 PMHow Blair Botched the Iran Hostage CrisisHint: Take a look at Iraq.
Letter From london
May 23 2006 1:49 PMSniggers, Shrugs, and OutrageWhat a country's response to its sex scandals reveals about the national character.
Letter From london
March 22 2006 10:59 AMSo, You Want To Be a Lord ...How to buy your way into the British aristocracy.
Letter From london
Jan. 11 2006 2:19 PMThe Pol Who Drank Too MuchCan a lush run the country?
The Hackathlon; Wrap-up
Dec. 13 1997 3:30 AMMichael Specter Wins the Slate HackathlonMichael Specter Wins the Slate Hackathlon
Letter From london
March 7 2008 4:00 PMCareless E-MailIn London and Detroit, politicians are reminded that phones are not as private as they imagined.
Letter From london
July 20 2007 2:23 PMJust BorisWill Britain's most entertaining politician be London's next mayor?
Letter From london
June 20 2007 2:41 PMArise, Sir SalmanRushdie's knighthood reignites "Salmanophobia" at home and abroad.
Letter From london
May 2 2007 4:54 PMFried TurkeyHow it lost its shot at the European Union.
Letter From london
March 22 2007 6:21 PMLetter From LondonThe Levy Incident.
Letter From london
April 20 2006 2:56 PMWorse Than BushWhy Tony Blair deserves more blame than the president.
Letter From london
Feb. 9 2006 11:32 AMCartoon CharactersWhose fault is it that the media presents Muslims as fanatics?
Aug. 27 1999 3:30 AMScouting for BoysThe alternative lifestyle of Lord Baden-Powell, the first Boy Scout.


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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