|Wednesday 7 August 2013|
|Mugabe: no longer the Hitler of Africa?|
In 2008, Mugabe was the West's No1 bogeyman. In 2013, no one cares.
|Monday 29 July 2013|
|The man is for turning|
David Cameron’s incredible, and revealing, list of policy u-turns.
|Thursday 25 July 2013|
|Who’s afraid of lobbying?|
Lynton Crosby the lobbyist is not the problem - it’s Lynton Crosby the adviser.
|Monday 22 July 2013|
|‘Anti-doping puritanism is killing sport’|
A professor of ethics says we should chill out about performance-enhancing drugs.
|Monday 15 July 2013|
|Enjoy the sun while it lasts|
The belated arrival of summer sunshine in the UK is a cause for joy, not panic.
|Monday 8 July 2013|
|Andy Murray: a product of high expectations|
He won by going against the grain of contemporary British culture – and with the help of an unfashionably pushy parent.
|Tuesday 2 July 2013|
|Jimmy Savile: the Satanic panic resurrected|
Jean La Fontaine on the Savile case's eerie echoes of past hysteria.
|Tuesday 25 June 2013|
|Childhood is not a |
Child Safety Week won't prevent accidents, but it will prevent kids from being allowed to enjoy themselves.
|Monday 24 June 2013|
bland new world
As Serena Williams has just discovered, tennis loves characters only for as long as they say the right thing.
|Wednesday 19 June 2013|
|Journalism through the Prism, darkly|
The Guardian and Washington Post got a lot wrong in their NSA spying reports, because their urge to tell a scary story overrode fact-checking.
|Wednesday 12 June 2013|
|A carnival |
against... er... er...
Anti-capitalist protesters in London yesterday had only one real objective: to get punched by a cop.
|Wednesday 5 June 2013|
|Invasion of the |
Lawyers leading the prosecution of British soldiers for abusing Afghans are unwittingly legitimising the war on terror.
|Monday 3 June 2013|
|The real scandal of the House of Lords|
The latest lobbying and lords scandal shows that the upper chamber doesn't need reform – it needs abolition.
|Friday 31 May 2013|
|Baby boomers to blame for everything bad? Balls|
Jocelyn Auer, author of Baby Boomers: Busting the Myths, talks to spiked about the dangerously defeatist tendency to blame all of society's problems on one postwar generation.
|Tuesday 28 May 2013|
|The myth of the anti-Muslim masses|
The left’s expectation of a post-Woolwich racist backlash reveals its own anti-working class prejudices.
|Wednesday 22 May 2013|
|Bozza, bonking and the public interest|
Why should three men in wigs get to decide whether or not us plebs can read about Boris's sexual shenanigans?
|Monday 20 May 2013|
|Does tax avoidance really ‘do evil’?|
The political class’s war on alleged ‘tax dodgers’ like Google and Starbucks is a big fat displacement activity.
|Wednesday 15 May 2013|
|Syria and the |
myths of WMD
The West’s conventional firepower, used against regimes with WMD, is far more destructive than any WMD.
|Thursday 9 May 2013|
|Defending the right to mock JM Keynes|
Why on earth is historian Niall Ferguson being dragged over the coals for having a pop at a dead economist?
|Tuesday 7 May 2013|
|Why the political class is so scared of Farage|
In the electoral successes of UKIP, Britain’s political elite glimpses its own creeping irrelevance and out-of-touchness.