From ‘warrior for democracy’ to drunken buffoon: the former Russian president’s reputation was made and broken by Western pundits.
Helene Guldberg and Wendy Earle pay tribute to a long-time supporter of spiked who died last month.
Why the international community turned the ineffectual, authoritarian former president of Yugoslavia into evil personified.
Everyone agrees that she was a 'breath of fresh air', but what exactly did she stand for?
Hunter S Thompson's penchant for putting himself in the story is today what passes for mainstream journalism.
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With Home Truths, he crossed the fine line between Scouse-ish wit and cloying sentimentality.
Fifty years on, why we bow down to the King more than the Wild One.
A reflection on the Palestinian theorist's strivings, insights and shortcomings.
What Johnny Cash means to the Nick Hornby generation.