25 April 2016

What we lose when Baby Boomers die

Bowie, Prince, Victoria Wood… they remind us of a more liberated era.

11 January 2016

Policing pregnancy is bad for babies

The public-health lobby’s hectoring of pregnant women is a menace.

18 November 2015

Millennial terrorism comes of age

The Paris attacks reveal the fearful, beleaguered mindset of today’s youth.

22 October 2015

Parents!
make the right kind
of friends – or else

A new report promotes social engineering for poor parents.

27 May 2015

After the election: beware the politics of generationalism

Why Boomer-blaming is a very bad idea.

10 April 2015

Schooling goes back to the future

Teaching subject knowledge will give young people the means to shape their own destiny.

10 October 2014

Edge of Eternity: before freedom was feared

Ken Follett's final entry in his twentieth-century trilogy is a rollicking reminder of yesterday’s optimism.

8 August 2014

Let’s lay off the Baby Boomers

PJ O’Rourke gives his much-maligned generation a break.

23 June 2014

Understanding parenting culture today

The authors of Parenting Culture Studies outline the themes of this important new book.

8 April 2013

‘Pro-family’ politicians: a threat to the family

Social conservatives, take note: it is oxymoronic to try to strengthen the family by bombarding parents with patronising advice.