10 February 2017

Brass Eye wouldn’t survive today

Our era is too kneejerk and censorious for iconoclasm.

3 February 2017

Whatever happened to left‑wing Euroscepticism?

True leftists should be Team Brexit.

26 January 2017

We have reached peak ‘you’re racist!’

The charge of racism is now used to silence people we disagree with.

20 January 2017

At last – a president who doesn’t claim to be Irish

Trump has broken with the blarney of claiming green roots.

16 December 2016

From Sweden to Cuba: stop looking for utopias

Fantasising about perfect foreign countries is a way of dodging real debate.

9 December 2016

Veganism: a cult of purity

This obsession with clean living is a denial of human nature.

2 December 2016

Are cries of sexism holding back science?

Humans are not ruled by biology – that doesn't mean it's not important.

25 November 2016

The wrath of the do‑gooders

Are bien pensant observers the most hateful people in politics?

18 November 2016

The rise of the capitalist left

Today's self-styled radicals care more about GDP figures than people.

27 October 2016

How politics got personal

Why is everyone suddenly ‘ashamed to be British’?