Politics
Politics

The Turkish coup and the crisis of liberalism

The failed putsch exposes the problems facing modernity itself.

12 July 2016

The West’s war games with Russia

EU expansionism is a bigger problem than Putin’s ambitions.

Brexit: a brilliant revolt against the political class

The referendum result exposes the chasm between them and us.

24 June 2016

In praise of dead white males

Freud, Marx and Nietzsche continue to shape our world.

14 June 2016

The class rift behind the EU debate

The referendum has exposed the elite's contempt for the plebs.

Sadiq’s victory: so where are all the Islamophobes?

Khan’s win shatters liberal hysteria about Brits as Muslim-haters.

11 April 2016

Tax returns and the end of politics

Since when has tax been an index of a politician’s virtue?

8 April 2016

‘Trump supporters are uneducated’

Tom Slater finds a fair bit of prejudice among anti-Trump activists in Long Island.

The Panama Papers: rich-bashing won’t fix the crisis

Moral disgust with the super-wealthy is such lame socialism.