19 July 2013

Banker-bashing makes you go blind

Five reasons why it's wrong, and dangerous, to blame bankers for the crisis.

12 June 2013

A carnival
against... er... er...

Anti-capitalist protesters in London yesterday had only one real objective: to get punched by a cop.

4 June 2013

Anti-Primark posing
helps nobody

Blaming Western shoppers for the tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza building will make life worse for Bangladeshis.

5 July 2012

The Shard: why London is looking up

Never mind the naysaying of its critics: the EU’s tallest building is an inspiring addition to the skyline.

27 October 2011

It’s 100% certain that they don’t represent 99%

The occupiers’ claim to speak for ‘the 99%’ exposes how determined they are to avoid hard political debate in favour of cheap moralising.

24 October 2011

Occupy LSX: London’s revolting campers

PHOTO ESSAY: Patrick Hayes reports from the recycling-obsessed, ideas-lite ‘tent city’ by St Paul’s Cathedral.

20 October 2011

Occupy London: a ragbag of political conformists

The occupiers think that by eschewing leaders and ideology they become immune to dogmatic thinking. The precise opposite is the case.

20 October 2011

V for Vacuous

From the Occupy protests to the anti-tuition fees protest, you’ll always find someone disguised as Guy Fawkes. What’s going on?

20 June 2011

The narcissism of the Primark haters

Panorama’s faked footage of Indian child labour shows how ethical consumerism is always about us, not them.