Luke Haines, LiberalResistance.net U.K. Correspondent, Author at Liberal Resistance

Posts by Luke Haines, LiberalResistance.net U.K. Correspondent

Never Normal

Editor’s note: The majority of us here at Liberal Resistance regard John McCain as a good and honorable man—particularly in contrast to Donald Trump. But, it is important to note that there is another viewpoint, one also represented among our writers, which sees him as being basically indistinguishable from Trump. Among those of us who…

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Veep Throat

It could probably be argued that Donald Trump hasn’t had a good week since November of 2016, but man alive, Trump is having a bad week. First, excerpts have emerged from Bob Woodward’s new book about the President, and they’re every bit as damning as one would expect. This is particularly awkward for Trump as…

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Balaclava News

If you’re reading Liberal Resistance, it’s a pretty safe bet that you’re here for the usual reason. That’s right – fashion reviews! On the off chance that you didn’t come here for articles about what teenagers in London are wearing at the moment, I guess I’m going to have to start at the beginning. Sports…

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Brexit: Apocalypse When?

Every so often, as a British person, I get asked how Brexit is working out. An emotionally honest response would just involve baffled, terrified screaming for the next several minutes, but British reserve dictates that I simply shift uncomfortably and say “Not very well.” The normal state of Brexit is that nobody understands what is…

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The Nationalists Lament

“I’ll tell you one thing,” Trump supporters would often declare when asked why they supported their candidate, “he ain’t gonna be going around the world apologising for us like Obama!” Quite when Obama’s “I’m Sorry” tour took place is a piece of information tantalisingly lost to history, but the subtext at least was pretty clear:…

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Civility, Russian Style.

There’s been a lot written about civil discourse, lately. About how us liberal snowflakes are a bunch of pussies and obsessed with being PC so as not to tread on anyone’s toes and also, somehow, using language that is deeply offending the opposition. Whilst right wing figures like Milo Yiannopoulos* can call for the murder…

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