Areas of expertise
United Nations, international development, humanitarian aid
Sam Hendricks is a former Interpreter editor and has worked in media and communications in Australia for academic, corporate and not-for-profit organisations. He has worked for the United Nations in Afghanistan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, New York and Geneva. He is a graduate of the creative writing program at Carnegie-Mellon University in the US.
Favourites of 2020: Evil Geniuses
Creating an American dystopia took planners, architects and salesmen. How did they get away with it?
CommentaryFrom Australia, it's hard to comprehend the depredations on display at the US election
The Republican party has been playing dirty electoral politics for decades. The Democrats are just not on the same playing field. Originally published in The Guardian.
US presidential debate: Prologue to chaos
The bizarre shout fest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden was ugly. It’s going to get worse.
Trump’s White House: State of chaos
“Our most thrilling stories are not yet told”, the president declared, but a new book is full of thrills – and spills.
Film review: Torture, lies, and videotape
Adam Driver stars as Daniel Jones, who spent more than six years uncovering the dark secrets of the US war on terror.