10 November 2016

How Trump triumphed in the battle for legitimacy

His victory speaks to an historic crisis of the American political class.

2 November 2016

Cast out for criticising PC: the 21st-century Inquisition

The punishment of NYU's Michael Rectenwald should worry us all.

25 October 2016

The rise of Safe Space segregation

Campus identity politics has morphed into a new racialism.

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.