22 September 2016

National Treasure: the showtrial of ageing celebs

This Yewtree-themed drama raises pressing questions about the post-Savile era.

12 September 2016

Close the Calais Jungle

Building shanty towns is no solution to the migrant crisis.

7 September 2016

Stand up for Fabric against the Kafkaesque killjoys

The war on clubbing is an assault on freedom and adulthood.

24 August 2016

The liberal case for scrapping the Human Rights Act

Human rights do not protect our freedom – they limit it.

8 August 2016

Abuse inquiry: a travesty of justice

After Lowell Goddard’s resignation, let’s scrap this glorified showtrial.

1 August 2016

Nightclubs are not hotbeds of sex crime

We cannot allow the police to sanitise nightlife.

13 July 2016

The Remain campaign’s parliamentary paternalism

A note to lawyers: parliament is sovereign because it expresses the will of the people.

5 July 2016

Turning parliament against the people

The legal challenge to Brexit is an outrage against democracy.

28 June 2016

Britain has not become racist overnight

The post-Brexit ‘hate-crime spike’ is not all that it seems.

22 June 2016

The Cliff Richard case: another homophobic witch‑hunt

The paedophile panic has rehabilitated some age-old prejudices.