Voting for idiots

Jean Barker 5943 views

As a friend put it: “Just because I don't know how to do a root canal, doesn't mean my dentist shouldn't know how”, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Stop it, America

Jean Barker 2249 views

Trump is undeniably exciting, like nuclear war is exciting, or having sex with your abusive ex is exciting. Please stop, America, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Uber Storage Hell

Jean Barker 3043 views

Self-storage is to private property what obesity is to great food in America - a serious problem, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Give everyone a gun!

Jean Barker 3568 views

Here’s why that’s a really stupid idea, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Online dating in the USA

Jean Barker 714 views

Online dating in the USA is a feast, but you have to know what not to sample (again), says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Cruz: America’s least wanted

Jean Barker 2326 views

In the US, the presidential race is - literally - a popularity contest. This makes it extra weird that Ted Cruz, the least popular man in America, may end up as the Republican nominee.

Jean Barker

Polarising politics

Jean Barker 2479 views

We’re so busy hating each others’ political candidates here in the USA that we’ve forgotten to talk, or how to listen to one another, says Jean Barker.


Your favourite columnists

  1. Jean Barker
    Polarising politics - 4 views
Jean Barker

'Just throw it away'

Jean Barker 1851 views

Jean Barker is one of the millions of residents of the USA who’ll collectively receive enough junk mail to reach the moon about 61 times in 2016.

Jean Barker

The US war on women

Jean Barker 1810 views

Trump's popularity despite his sexist statements proves that America is no haven of equal rights, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Touched by an Angelino

Jean Barker 1096 views

In LA, the big time is always about to happen, disaster is always striking, and miracles do happen, says Jean Barker.

Inside News24

Jean Barker

Insulting Obama

Jean Barker 2823 views

It’s completely normal for a US president to be mocked, even insulted in the USA, but snipes at Obama have taken fearful, racist forms, says Jean Barker.


Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.