July 2018

Fraser Myers Monday 2 July 2018 comments

Why young white men are abandoning the Democrats

The Democrats’ embrace of identity politics is turning off a generation of voters.

Ann Furedi Monday 2 July 2018 comments

We can’t rely on judges to defend abortion rights

Trump’s upcoming Supreme Court pick reminds us why this battle must be won democratically.

Brendan O’Neill Monday 2 July 2018 comments

Gina Miller’s nasty elitism sums up the Remoaner lobby

How dare you plebs question us experts? This is the cry of Remainers.

Ella Whelan Tuesday 3 July 2018 comments

Western feminists need to get a grip

No, the US is not a dangerous place for women.

Tim Black Tuesday 3 July 2018 comments

NATO is more dangerous than Trump

It is not only obsolete – it is a means for warmongering.

Brendan O’Neill Tuesday 3 July 2018 comments

Call off the crusade against the Southern Poverty Law Center

The ‘Intellectual Dark Web’ has failed its first moral test.

Hardeep Singh Wednesday 4 July 2018 comments

There is no such thing as ‘gaming disorder’

We are in danger of stigmatising a perfectly harmless hobby.

Luke Gittos Wednesday 4 July 2018 comments

The Supreme Court v the court of public opinion

The departure of Kennedy reminds us of a tension at the heart of US democracy.

Tom Slater Wednesday 4 July 2018 comments

The crusade against Vote Leave

This isn't about dark money and dirty tricks. It is about crushing Brexit.

Jon Holbrook Thursday 5 July 2018 comments

Civil partnership: a hollow institution

Giving it the same status as marriage is a grave mistake.

Patrick West Thursday 5 July 2018 comments

Russian football fans are human after all

The World Cup has exploded Russophobic prejudices.

Mick Hume Thursday 5 July 2018 comments

Can England win the World Cup?

Is football really becoming as unpredictable as politics?

Frank Furedi Friday 6 July 2018 comments

The mainstreaming of porn

The pornification of Western society speaks to a serious crisis of values – one that censorship won’t solve.

Fraser Myers Friday 6 July 2018 comments

Incels: the ugly truth

The strange, self-loathing world of incels owes much to mainstream sexual confusion.

Matthew Lopez Friday 6 July 2018 comments

Fearful, joyful sex

The playwright behind The Inheritance talks EM Forster, the AIDS crisis and the eternal joy of sex.

Ella Whelan Friday 6 July 2018 comments

On rape

Why feminists need to listen to Germaine Greer.

Brendan O’Neill Friday 6 July 2018 comments

In defence of men

Masculine virtues are universal virtues, and they should be celebrated.

Joanna Williams Friday 6 July 2018 comments

Sex after #MeToo

Heterosexual relationships are in crisis.

Brendan O’Neill Sunday 8 July 2018 comments

The dimming of democracy

Theresa May’s sell-out on Brexit is a grave insult to the democratic ideal.

Tom Slater Monday 9 July 2018 comments

This is so much bigger than Boris

Brexit won’t be saved by cabinet resignations alone.

Frank Furedi Monday 9 July 2018 comments

Now they even want to racialise the World Cup

Identitarians judge footballers not by their skill, but by their race.

Brendan O’Neill Monday 9 July 2018 comments

The crisis of democracy

David Davis's resignation confirms that no party is willing to deliver Brexit.

Luke Gittos Tuesday 10 July 2018 comments

Who’s the real baby here?

That Trump blimp reveals how infantile some of his critics have become.

Christian Butler Tuesday 10 July 2018 comments

The King and I: a West End treat

Those crying ‘Western imperialism’ are really missing the point.

Fraser Myers Tuesday 10 July 2018 comments

The Thai cave rescue is humanity at its finest

This daring rescue mission is achieving the seemingly impossible.

Brendan O’Neill Tuesday 10 July 2018 comments

Trans activism is now just misogyny in drag

The attack on Alison Moyet shows how sexist trans thinking has become.

Emily Dinsmore Wednesday 11 July 2018 comments

The myth of social-media addiction

No, we aren’t all slaves to our timelines.

Tim Black Wednesday 11 July 2018 comments

The problem with always believing accusers

The latest UK paedophile panic has exposed the wilful credulity of our elites.

Joanna Williams Wednesday 11 July 2018 comments

It isn’t transphobic to question transgenderism

We must be free to debate the dangers of the Gender Recognition Act.

Rob Lyons Thursday 12 July 2018 comments

Starbucks, your latte levy is pointless

Disposable coffee cups really aren’t that big a problem.

Ella Whelan Thursday 12 July 2018 comments

Dancing for freedom

Three cheers for the Iranian women defying their regime.

Wendy Kaminer Thursday 12 July 2018 comments

Has the Supreme Court become too powerful?

It is supposed to protect minority rights, not impose the will of a minority.

Brendan O’Neill Thursday 12 July 2018 comments

The two Englands

The World Cup has been brilliant. But it didn’t bring us together.

Patrick West Friday 13 July 2018 comments

We’re all Foucauldian now

How the Frenchman’s power theories gave rise to ‘snowflakes’.

Bill Wirtz Friday 13 July 2018 comments

In defence of Tony the Tiger

Banning cereal-box cartoons is pointless and paternalistic.

Brendan O’Neill Friday 13 July 2018 comments

It isn’t Islamophobic to criticise Sadiq Khan

It is censorious to brand Trump a bigot for criticising the mayor.

Tom Slater Friday 13 July 2018 comments

Days of middle-class rage

The Trump protests are more about therapy than politics.

Christian Butler Monday 16 July 2018 comments

Scarlett Johansson and the new cultural police

Why shouldn’t a ‘cis’ actress play a trans man?

Fraser Myers Monday 16 July 2018 comments

No Justine, we don’t need a second referendum

Politicians' refusal to accept Brexit is no reason to have another vote.

Tim Black Monday 16 July 2018 comments

Why Trump doesn’t hate Russia

The president’s refusal to embrace Russophobia is no bad thing.

Brendan O’Neill Monday 16 July 2018 comments

Those anti-Trump protests were really, really weird

This was atomised middle-class angst dressed up as radicalism.

Josie Appleton Tuesday 17 July 2018 comments

Join the fight against PSPOs

Everyone from rough sleepers to skateboarders have been targeted by these draconian powers.

Mick Hume Tuesday 17 July 2018 comments

Russia 2018: the greatest ever World Cup?

Final thoughts on an all-right England and the French revolution.

Tom Slater Tuesday 17 July 2018 comments

‘Trump is a Russian plant’: birtherism for liberals

The idea that Trump is in Putin’s pocket is a feverish conspiracy theory.

Andrew Doyle Wednesday 18 July 2018 comments

Gender is more than a social construct

No one benefits from the idea that gender is a mere imposition.

Fraser Myers Wednesday 18 July 2018 comments

Fascists, fascists everywhere

Why the left loves to whip up fears over the far right.

Brendan O’Neill Wednesday 18 July 2018 comments

They are not communists, you idiots

Calm down, right-wingers: Corbynistas are squarer than you think.

Derbyshire and Gillott Thursday 19 July 2018 comments

No, ‘designer babies’ are not around the corner

The concern over gene editing is getting way ahead of the technology.

Joanna Williams Thursday 19 July 2018 comments

Consent classes for four-year-olds? What a terrible idea

We are urging children to see their interactions through the prism of abuse.