Sam Lees

Deputy Comment Editor (2015/16)

Sam has written 30 articles for Nouse

Turkey: a lesson in how not to coup

Turkey’s calamitous coup has done no more than give their democratic despot justification for his sins

No, I didn’t mean kill him, honest!

Sam Lees performs a heart transplant on the Donald

Iran’s morality laws- why so serious?

As Iran is dragged back into the headlines for crackdowns on mixed-sex interaction and Instagram use, Sam Lees takes a look at why

Brexit: Apocalypse now or into Elysium?

As the EU referendum reaches its final throes, our writers take a look at probabilities, possibilities and what comes next

Iranian forces in Iraq: Saviours or sectarians?

Iran has been instrumental in the fight against IS, but is this a positive development, or is it adding fuel to the sectarian fire?

Entitlement and death threats

A look at the problems of the “gamer” community

Game Review: Total War Warhammer

Sam Lees delves into an expansive world of orcs, goblins, dwarfs and zombies

Review: Darkest Dungeon

Sam Lees tries to unwind in the midst of paranoia, stress and masochism

Game Review: Tyto Ecology

Rating: ★★★☆☆ Platform: PC, Mac Release Date: April 14th, 2016 Developer: Immersive Games Tyto Ecology is one of those games…

Game Review: The Banner Saga 2

Rating: ★★★★★ Platform: PC, Mac, Linux Release Date: 11 March 2015 (Early Access) Developer: kChamp Games The Banner Saga, released…

Moderates Take Numerous Seats in Iranian Elections

Deputy Comment Editor, Sam Lees, evaluates Iran’s Election Results

Stop Dehumanising the Vulnerable

Last week, we heard that two of those responsible for the death of Aylan Kurdi had been sentenced in a…