13 October 2014

It will take more than an oath to improve our schools

Making teachers swear loyalty to their profession won’t repair their authority.

30 September 2014

The EU’s culture war against the people

Populist movements like UKIP expose the EU’s estrangement from everyday life.

23 September 2014

Academic freedom is a big deal

The pursuit of truth is more important than lecturers’ or students’ feelings.

22 September 2014

The Scottish referendum: don’t believe the hype

Challenging the myth that the referendum renewed UK democracy.

8 September 2014

Where are the defenders of the Union?

Scottish referendum: our leaders have gone AWOL from the battle of ideas.

3 September 2014

Marital bickering is none of the state’s business

Politicians should butt out of the emotional lives of husbands and wives.

20 August 2014

This gruesome video contains a message to Britain, too

What that barbaric beheading tells us about a crisis of Britishness.

18 August 2014

Cliff Richard: the moral annihilation of a celebrity

Justice is the greatest victim of these PR-driven witch-hunts.

8 August 2014

The Great War: the first global jihad?

100 years on: How many saw the war as a means to spiritual salvation.

5 August 2014

Israel, Gaza and the Jews: a new moral pogrom?

What the return of anti-Semitism reveals about 21st-century society.