27 June 2016

After the vote, the implosion of the political class

The referendum exposed the chasm between politicians and people.

22 June 2016

Why nobody is really pro-EU

It is fear of voters, not love for the EU, that stirs Remainers' hearts.

20 June 2016

We trust the demos more than the experts

You don’t need a PhD to understand the world and want to change it.

15 June 2016

Football fans: still being treated like animals

Euro 2016 shows fans are still viewed as ‘unwashed and backward’.

1 June 2016

Lies, damned lies and migrant stats

What the migrant debate reveals about the crisis of popular sovereignty.

23 May 2016

Austria: the collapse of the elites

The presidential election captures the ebb of Europe’s political mainstream.

17 May 2016

Old Trafford ‘bomb’: we are terrorising ourselves

The culture of fear poses the greatest threat to everyday life.

11 May 2016

Russia’s Palmyra concert reveals what the West lacks

In the war on ISIS, only Russia is acting as if there’s something worth fighting for.

4 May 2016

London: nothing
to be scared of

A thriving, buzzing city deserves better than the politics of fear.

26 April 2016

The tyranny of transparency

In the absence of privacy, conformism flourishes.