2 June 2017

The myth of ‘caring liberals’

Progressive politics is now about feeling good, not doing good.

19 May 2017

Three cheers for Banksy’s Dover mural

This latest piece proves the artist's politics have matured.

12 May 2017

It isn’t the Tories out to get the NHS – it’s the EU

Lefties, if you want to save ‘Our NHS’, become Brexiteers.

5 May 2017

Nietzsche’s Enlightenment

The German philosopher is not the proto-postmodern relativist some have mistaken him for.

27 April 2017

General Election: spare us the braindead memes

Social-media activism is the preserve of shallow thinkers.

21 April 2017

In defence of the stiff upper lip

The cult of introspection is the bane of modern life.

14 April 2017

Withnail and I and the meaning of life

Thirty years on, this film’s tragedy and comedy speak to us still.

7 April 2017

Brexitphobic comedians are the real populists

Sneering at the ‘enemy within’, stand-ups today are bien pensant demagogues.

24 February 2017

Meet the NHS extremists

Worship of the NHS is the dying cry of Labourism.

17 February 2017

Fahrenheit 451 is a better guide than 1984

Ray Bradbury foretold the tyranny of ‘You Can’t Say That!’.