28 July 2015

How egalitarianism became a microaggression

Refusing to believe in race is now treated as a form of racism.

22 July 2015

Tim Farron: falling foul of the New Inquisition

Once, gay-rights activists fought orthodoxy - now they enforce it.

19 July 2015

Dave Chappelle vs the new intolerance

In an age of offence-seeking, this comedian’s comeback was desperately needed.

14 July 2015

Humanity: always in search of New Horizons

The Pluto Flyby is a shining example of our unquenchable desire to discover.

8 July 2015

Rage against Rihanna: how we’re sucking the fun out of pop

So what if ‘Bitch Better Have My Money’ is offensive?

29 June 2015

Glasto: a Butlins for middle-class, middle-aged bores

Glastonbury speaks to the 21st-century crisis of popular culture.

26 June 2015

Streaming is the future of music – now pay for it

Taylor Swift was right to stand up to Apple. Now let's tackle the freeloading fans.

23 June 2015

The use and abuse of Jeremy Corbyn

The left-right panto over Corbyn reveals the hollow core of British politics.

15 June 2015

The Look of Silence: humanity persists

Joshua Oppenheimer’s stunning new documentary about the Indonesian purges refuses to pity its subjects.

10 June 2015

Kipnis: PC censorship gone mainstream

This Kafkaesque debacle shows how officialdom has green-lit campus censorship.