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Martha Gill

Comment

Amber Heard’s ‘diagnosis’ shows how mental health is misused

Heard was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and histrionic personality disorder

May 5, 2022
Insider

Angela Rayner: the woman at the heart of new ‘Pestminster’ scandal

So often the target of sexist and classist attacks, this week’s Basic Instinct comments were just the latest attempt to undermine the deputy opposition leader. But why is she such a threat? Martha Gill reports

Apr 29, 2022
Insider

Man with a plan: What exactly is Dominic Cummings’ end game?

From explosive Substack Q&As to letting loose on Twitter, it’s been another week of missiles fired by the PM’s former right-hand man

Feb 4, 2022
Insider

The Tory big beasts begin their battle to dethrone Boris

Vultures are swirling in Westminster, Boris has never looked so vulnerable and all the usual suspects are on manoeuvres. So who might be our next Prime Minister, and what stands in their way? Martha Gill reports

Jan 19, 2022
Books

Broken Heartlands by Sebastian Payne review

Sebastian Payne’s book investigates how - and why - Labour’s red wall crumbled. It’s an entertaining and insightful read, says Martha Gill

Sep 18, 2021
Culture

Noise by Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, and Cass R Sunstein review

Noise is everywhere and is seriously disruptive in just the kinds of places you’d expect us to be consistent. The authors of Thinking Fast and Slow and Nudge have come up with a bold solution they call decision hygiene, explains Martha Gill

May 15, 2021
Comment

How long can Britain avoid a climate change culture war?

Will the group of anti-elitist, anti-regulation votes that helped Johnson to power swallow a green Brexit?

Dec 18, 2020