13 October 2016

I love Dylan. But he shouldn’t get the Nobel Prize

Dylan isn't literature: he's for listening to, not reading.

12 October 2016

Clownpocalypse: urban legends in the internet age

What the global clown panic tells us about the politics of fear.

3 October 2016

Being mentally ill: the new normal?

Everyday challenges are being rebranded psychological crises.

19 September 2016

It will take more than boot camps to tackle terrorism

Why France’s de-radicalisation centres won’t stem the new jihadism.

29 August 2016

How ‘open borders’ became an illiberal cry

The West’s sanctification of diversity is segmenting society.

9 August 2016

Terrorism is not a mental-health issue

The source of terrorism lies in our cultural pessimism, not our heads.

28 July 2016

A project with no name

Why the EU can only define itself by what it disdains.

30 June 2016

Revolt of the Others

Britain is effectively Two Nations, and one has just risen up.

21 June 2016

From Orlando to Yorkshire: the quest for meaning

Why it’s wrong to use violent acts to bolster your political standing.

15 June 2016

The lone wolf: a terrorist in search of a cause

How the politicisation of identity can foster furious violence.