Democracy by default?

Twaddle over the EU constitution misreads the continent's muddled history.

4 June 2003

We're all conspiracy theorists now

Brits are closer to those Rocky Mountain nutters than we like to admit.

22 May 2003

Withering the EU

The single currency really is a very exciting and important question.

22 May 2003

Suspicious policy

Why is Downing Street so bothered about whether people trust each other?

20 May 2003

A (really) private affair

JFK's intern 'Mimi' demonstrates the virtue of oral restraint.

25 February 2003

Sudan 1: a Pot Noodle of a panic

spiked editor Mick Hume's Notebook in The Times (London).

11 April 2002

The not-so-new imperialism

The UK Foreign Policy Centre's pamphlet on Reordering the World is controversial for one reason: its use of the language of old-fashioned realpolitik instead of new human rights-speak.

13 November 2001

The more they talk about ‘choice’, the less we get

Whether it's selecting the sex of their baby or smoking in public, people should have the right to make the 'wrong' choices.

25 September 2001

No politics please, we’re peace campaigners

At a peace vigil in London on 22 September, what seemed to bother the protesters more than anything was America's 'attitude'.

21 September 2001

War talk

A war against terrorism works well in words - but the reality is proving more problematic.