Gary Younge

Gary Younge is a Guardian columnist and feature writer based in the US. In 2009 he was awarded the James Cameron prize for journalism for his reporting of the 2008 US presidential election. His books include Stranger in a Strange Land: Encounters in the Disunited States and No Place Like Home, shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award. He lives with his family in New York City.


Gary Younge, Who Are We – And Should It Matter in the 21st Century? Penguin Books 2011.


Trump fears terrorists, but more Americans are shot dead by toddlers, The Guardian, 8 February 2017

Trump's first speech in office was unapologetic appeal to nationalism, The Guardian, 20 January 2017

Donald Trump Is Not Too Big to Fail, The Nation, 6 January 2017

Democracy in peril – It’s time to get involved Ruth Potts speaks to Gary Younge, Red Pepper, 4 January 2017

Review: 'Another Day in the Death of America,' by Gary Younge by Chris Serres, Star Tribune, 11 November 2016

Note to America: Don’t Be So Sure You’ve Put Trump Behind You, The Nation, 30 October 2016

Tomgram: Gary Younge, America's Deserving and Undeserving Dead Children,, 23 October 2016

Why the Gun-Control Movement Fails, The Nation, 18 October 2016

A British Journalist Grapples With U.S. Gun Culture by Gary Younge and Uri Friedman, ZNet, 11 October 2016

Another Day in the Death of America by Gary Younge – review by Gillian Slovo, The Guardian, 26 September 2016

Now Labour’s two sides can start to bridge the great divide, The Guardian, 25 September 2016

Kids killed by guns: America's daily nightmare by Gary Younge and Laurence Topham, The Guardian, 23 September 2016 (video)

Corbyn’s critics are hellbent on destroying the party they claim to love, The Guardian, 13 July 2016

‘Is Angela Eagle really better than Jeremy Corbyn?' – Guardian writers on Labour's leadership by Gary Younge and others, The Guardian, 11 July 2016

Bring the Dallas murderers to justice. And the killers of black people too, The Guardian, 8 July 2016

Brexit: a disaster decades in the making, The Guardian, 30 June 2016

Orlando shooting exposes so many of America's faultlines, The Guardian, 12 June 2016

Racism is a system of oppression, not a series of bloopers, The Guardian, 4 May 2016

Black lives don’t matter: why stories of death on the streets rarely get told, The Guardian, 23 February 2016

Hope and change are all but gone. Obama's got nothing to lose any more, The Guardian, 13 January 2016

It's abundantly clear that the left can gain ground – but it cannot yet hold it, The Guardian, 19 December 2015

Donald Trump shows hate speech is now out and proud in the mainstream, The Guardian, 8 December 2015

Shoot-to-kill won't make us safe from terror – just sorry, The Guardian, 18 November 2015

The Trouble With Jeremy Corbyn's Mainstream Revolution, The Nation, 29 October 2015

No, Theresa May – immigration is not the real threat to national cohesion, The Guardian, 6 October 2015

So Cameron was young and reckless. Lucky he wasn't young, reckless and poor, The Guardian, 21 September 2015

Corbyn victory energises the alienated and alienates the establishment, The Guardian, 13 September 2015

The turmoil of today's world: leading writers respond to the refugee crisis by Pankaj Mishra, Ahdaf Soueif, Arundhati Roy, Gary Younge and others, The Guardian, 12 September 2015

State-sanctioned killings without trial: are these Cameron's British values? The Guardian, 8 September 2015

Farewell to America, The Guardian, 1 July 2015

Why Hillary's biggest liability is still Bill (and no, it's not about sex), The Guardian, 8 June 2015

The US can't keep track of how many people its police kill. We're counting because lives matter, The Guardian, 1 June 2015

Far from facing the truth, the US is telling new lies about Iraq, The Guardian, 25 May 2015

Mediterranean migrants: No one makes this journey just to pick up benefits, The Guardian, 26 April 2015

White guilt won't fix America's race problem. Only justice and equality will, The Guardian, 10 April 2015

Deluded and dysfunctional, the Republicans have lost the plot, The Guardian, 8 February 2015

American Sniper illustrates the west's morality blind spots, The Guardian, 26 January 2015

Paris Attacks Will Bolster the Right-Wing Front National, The Nation, 14 January 2015

Charlie Hebdo: the danger of polarised debate, The Guardian, 11 January 2015

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