Newsflash, Millennials: No More Avocados For You

You might think that the incredible housing squeeze on young people is unique to your area. Your city. Your country. I’ve lived on four continents and travelled the world every year since 2007. You’d be wrong. It’s everywhere. This piece got picked up by Economy.com, a group dedicated to making economics more accessible and interesting…

This is a nightmare

I have had this nightmare many times. I get to immigration, and they tell me I am barred. I can see Russell waiting for me across the border. I can’t signal to him, but only make eye contact. I argue, I refuse to leave the area. I fight. They take my passport. They cancel my…

Top Trumps: Christmas Week

It’s a time of celebration and I don’t feel like dwelling on the president-elect’s idiocies, but there was a massive one this week. Nuclear annihilation for the holidays, anyone? I went and bought a Kindle book about nukes as a result of this bullshit. I now know more about these terrible and never-should-be-used weapons. Just…

Five Things I’ve Learned From a Month Listening to Alex Jones

After Donald Trump won, I had a bit of a crisis. I went, “God damn. I listen to podcasts four hours a day. They were all wrong. I read news in four languages, every single day. I didn’t know this was going to happen. Fuck. Fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck….” They kept saying…

New Weekly Post: Top Trumps

Donald J. Trump is the president-elect of the United States. I am in deep mourning about this, like many. My small-scale resistance starting this week: a list of the bullshit he has wrought upon us all this week,  accompanied by the video of me burning him in effigy on 5 November. Week of 4 December…