21 October 2014

‘The best answer to bad speech? More speech’

Nick Gillespie on Fox News, press freedom, and our new media utopia.

20 October 2014

Ebola: the culture of fear goes viral

The real threat to the West does not come from ebola.

14 October 2014

Is a vote for UKIP really just a screech of rage?

There’s something anthropological in the political class’s view of UKIP voters.

8 October 2014

Intervention is making things worse – again

The airstrikes in Iraq will help nobody – except maybe IS.

1 October 2014

Brooks Newmark: another chance to bash the tabloids

Post-Leveson, even Tory sex scandals are deemed unacceptable.

22 September 2014

The myth of anti-Tory Scotland

Scots' hatred of the Conservative Party has been much exaggerated.

17 September 2014

Youth today – boring, polite and very fearful

Young people need to stop worrying about their careers and get out more.

15 September 2014

NATO’s reckless Russia‑baiting

The Cold War organisation’s crisis of purpose is playing itself out in Ukraine.

Books 12 September 2014

Ian McEwan: a lapsed rationalist

The Children Act lays bare the limits of the scientistic worldview.

10 September 2014

Kate’s critics: pregnant with loathing

The biggest barrier to a republic is not popular interest in the royal baby.