1 November 2017

JFK and the paranoid style

The new release of files will only fuel conspiracy theories.

26 October 2017

A music-hall Marx

Young Marx is a witty romp through his London struggles.

17 October 2017

No, colonialism wasn’t a good thing...

...but closing down debate about it will convince no one.

24 August 2017

Should Nelson’s column come down?

Toppling this monument would be philistinism disguised as radicalism.

24 July 2017

Dunkirk: a British myth

Christopher Nolan’s visceral retelling probes at some old misconceptions.

26 June 2017

Grenfell: clad in climate-change politics

Might CO2 targets be behind the fad for flammable cladding?

15 June 2017

Grenfell: the lie of London’s urban renaissance

These tenants were put at risk because they are poor.

27 April 2017

Farewell, Baxendale and his Bash St Kids

The death of Leo Baxendale brings to an end a unique comic career.