Daniel Kalder

Daniel Kalder is an author based in Texas. Previously, he spent ten years living in the former Soviet bloc. His latest book, Dictator Literature, is published by Oneworld. He also writes on Substack: Thus Spake Daniel Kalder.

@Daniel_Kalder

Daniel Kalder is an author based in Texas. Previously, he spent ten years living in the former Soviet bloc. His latest book, Dictator Literature, is published by Oneworld. He also writes on Substack: Thus Spake Daniel Kalder.

Democrats are hooked on Hillbilly Horror

Daniel Kalder

03 Jul 2024

Why RFK Jr is the Silicon Valley candidate

Daniel Kalder

15 Apr 2024

Are people really fleeing Texas?

Daniel Kalder

18 Dec 2023

The fake history of Scottish tartan

Daniel Kalder

30 Nov 2023

Imagine a future without children

Daniel Kalder

30 Aug 2023

Tech bros are destroying weird Austin

Daniel Kalder

14 Apr 2023

Why doesn’t Scotland love King Charles?

Daniel Kalder

16 Mar 2023

Bambi’s mum had to die

Daniel Kalder

31 Aug 2022

Is Donald Trump Jr running for president?

Daniel Kalder

20 May 2022

The heroic failure of Cumbernauld

Daniel Kalder

28 Mar 2022

Scotland has lost its sense of humour

Daniel Kalder

25 Jan 2022

China’s war on fun

Daniel Kalder

22 Sep 2021

Young Russians love Stalin

Daniel Kalder

24 Aug 2021

The castrated will inherit the earth

Daniel Kalder

20 Jul 2021

Teach our kids about communism

Daniel Kalder

06 Jul 2021

The SNP have already won the culture war

Daniel Kalder

19 May 2021

Chernobyl: A Traveller’s Guide

Daniel Kalder

26 Apr 2021

Don’t fall for Putin’s enemies

Daniel Kalder

15 Mar 2021

What America can learn from Russia

Daniel Kalder

02 Feb 2021

WeWork’s mad messiah

Daniel Kalder

15 Dec 2020

Is Texas turning blue?

Daniel Kalder

29 Oct 2020

Older leaders are not always wiser

Daniel Kalder

26 Oct 2020

My time with Jesus, in Siberia

Daniel Kalder

19 Oct 2020

How paranoia drives politics

Daniel Kalder

30 Sep 2020

Alaska could have ended history

Daniel Kalder

21 Sep 2020

The secrets of Scotland’s ancient capital

Daniel Kalder

25 Aug 2020

Is this the world’s worst dictator?

Daniel Kalder

13 Aug 2020

How Europe’s Last Dictator survived

Daniel Kalder

29 Jul 2020

What does my gladiator dream mean?

Daniel Kalder

03 Jul 2020

This is no ‘cultural revolution’

Daniel Kalder

18 Jun 2020

How Texas is coping with the end of lockdown

Daniel Kalder

18 May 2020

Don’t go looking for utopia in lockdown

Daniel Kalder

27 Apr 2020

Nineties Russia prepared me for coronageddon

Daniel Kalder

30 Mar 2020

The cringe of Right-wing celebrity-worship

Daniel Kalder

09 Mar 2020

Tinpot Trump is nothing like Hitler

Daniel Kalder

28 Feb 2020

America’s rich and powerful will believe anything

Daniel Kalder

12 Feb 2020

Russia’s brief encounter with the sexual revolution

Daniel Kalder

08 Jan 2020

The End of the World is always nigh

Daniel Kalder

31 Dec 2019

Communism’s war on Christianity and Islam

Daniel Kalder

25 Nov 2019

Who are you calling a dictator?

Daniel Kalder

15 Oct 2019

A vision of Britain’s polarised future

Daniel Kalder

26 Sep 2019

Brexit, Thunberg and the dangers of blind hope

Daniel Kalder

16 Sep 2019