Martin Halo

Martin Halo is a music journalist who founded TheWaster.com in 2006. He currently lives just outside of New York City and is the Director of Publishing for WASTER Inc., Halo Media Group, and Wired Jersey at Montclair State University.

The Life and Death of Liberalism in the United States

Back in 2007, British journalist and political commentator Nick Cohen published his book ‘What’s Left?’, an essay which explored the contradictions and confusions of modern day liberal and left leaning politics. By the time the book reaches its ten year anniversary on 21 January 2017, either President Donald Trump or President Hillary Clinton will have just undertaken their first full day in the Oval Office, ushering in a new age of liberalism far different to the kind that Cohen bemoaned.

A Fashionable Affair

The lead up to this election has been chaotic to say the least and it’s already quite clear that it’ll be unlike any before. We have our first female presidential candidate, more banter and brutal comments than ever before and for the first time, Vogue is endorsing a US Presidential Candidate (No points for guessing which one).