20 January 2017

Obama is not your ‘magical negro’

The Obama years confirmed the usurping of politics by therapy.

17 January 2017

Two cheers for Theresa May

The fury over her speech is really a fury with democracy.

11 January 2017

Watersportsgate: who’s post-truth now?

Why liberal hacks are going wild for the dodgy dossier on Trump.

30 December 2016

History begins

How 2016 rekindled the historical imagination.

23 December 2016

Five reasons why 2016 was the best year in ages

Not since 1989 has there been such a brilliant political shake-up.

22 December 2016

Let’s stand by the Christmas strikers

The right to strike is meaningless unless people exercise it.

20 December 2016

The Western media: the propaganda wing of al-Qaeda?

Western coverage of Aleppo has been disturbingly shallow and biased.

15 December 2016

Aleppo: virtue‑signalling goes global

The narcissism of the Western response to Aleppo is breathtaking.

11 December 2016

AA Gill and the right to offend

Gill was a great ambassador for the messy, wonderful freedom of the press.