David Paxton

David Paxton

David Paxton is a writer and a former MENA Security Consultant.

Crown and Consternation

Crown and Consternation

A UK survey conducted in 2014 found that, in the previous year, only 1 in 50 actors had made more than £20,000 (the UK mean income was £29,172). 46 percent of actors made less than £1,000, and a further 30 percent only made between £1000 and £5000.

David Paxton
David Paxton
Feminism
Glenn Greenwald is Wrong Again on Charlie Hebdo

Glenn Greenwald is Wrong Again on Charlie Hebdo

If you considered the January 2015 attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo to be of importance to free speech; if you thought the murdered brave, and the dissemination of the work for which they were murdered important, then Glenn Greenwald has some news for you: You’re a hypocritical

David Paxton
David Paxton
Art and Culture
Springtime for Demagogues

Springtime for Demagogues

I. Rochdale, Rotherham and Cologne Western culture is successful because it recognises individuals and treats them equally under the law. People brave seas in rickety boats because they want a piece of that. After the Rochdale and Rotherham Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) scandals there was some push back, always from

David Paxton
David Paxton
Art and Culture
Inaction is an Active Choice

Inaction is an Active Choice

Everyone’s a critic. When it comes to Cameron’s case for extending airstrikes beyond the nominal border between Iraq and Syria, including the Western plan to defeat Islamic State, it is seemingly very easy to be a critic. When judged against perfection it always is. In judging the success

David Paxton
David Paxton
Security