Articles by Tristan Stewart-Robertson
Oct 11, 2012
Why Obama desperately needs Biden to win the VP debateIf vice president Joe Biden can't mop the floor with his opponent Paul Ryan in their one debate on Thursday night, it will add to the sense that Team Obama is on the way out.
Oct 04, 2012
Why the Obama-Romney debate was a big fat yawnIt is sad that both men seem content merely to convince the undecided Americans, rather than all of America that they should be the leader for the next four years.
Sep 14, 2012
Topless royalty, murdered envoys and the great privacy debateWhat is a private moment? What is a public one? How do you define dignity? No easy questions, and no easy answers.
Sep 03, 2012
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the ParalympicsWhat Pistorius achieved by complaining that the IPC needed to clarify the rules about the length of blades for Paralympic athletes, was to make the games even more mainstream.
Aug 29, 2012
Why the Paralympics are really the greatest show on earthThese are the role models that show anything is possible. They hold up a mirror to the rest of us who sit on our asses tweeting all day and make us look thoroughly lazy and feel rightly guilty.
Aug 23, 2012
Naked Harry pics: Are UK papers finally growing up?When British papers won't run the naked pictures of Prince Harry, you know something's changed.
Aug 20, 2012
Julian Assange is not the tragic hero he thinks he isAssange is no longer Wikileaks, and for the sake of Wikileaks, he should walk away. If he truly believes in the work it does, then it can and should survive without him. But he doesn't. He believes in himself.
Aug 12, 2012
London 2012: Do the Olympics herald a 'new Britain'?If Britain wants to use the Olympics and Paralympics to inspire creation of a "new Britain", by all means. But every Briton will have to work at it to make it a reality. It doesn't come from simply watching sport, or the Spice Girls.
Jul 27, 2012
Should India aspire to host the Olympics? DefinitelyDoes it make sense for India to even think of hosting the Olympics after the madness of the Commonwealth Games?
Jul 22, 2012
Batman shooting: Why can't media learn power of silence?For major public tragedies of senseless deaths and injuries, words fail to explain why. But unfortunately it doesn't stop the media from trying anyway.