13 December 2017

Turning childhood into a mental illness

The therapy industry is in danger of screwing up our kids.

1 December 2017

The hidden history of identity politics

How a revolt against the Enlightenment came to dominate public life.

21 November 2017

The meaninglessness of Charles Manson

Forget this fame-hungry psychopath. Remember his victims.

14 November 2017

The rise of duty‑free politics

Boris’s Iran blunder reveals a political class with no sense of service.

19 October 2017

You can’t fine your way to free speech

Government plans to punish censorious universities miss the point.

10 October 2017

Why cheating has become the norm

The rise of ‘essay mills’ reflects the commodification of university.

5 September 2017

The FGM panic: a danger to women and girls

The campaign against FGM has done more harm than good.

31 August 2017

Diana and the empire of phoney emotion

Twenty years after her death, her therapeutic ethos still stalks the land.

22 August 2017

Why I wrote a radical democratic defence of populism

Frank Furedi on his new book and defending national sovereignty.

14 August 2017

Whiteness: a nonsense category

‘Whiteness’ is as irrational an idea as white superiority itself.