20 May 2015

The First Amendment vs the Human Rights Act

Two defences of free expression, two very different ideas of freedom.

21 April 2015

Let them in

We shouldn’t demonise or infantilise African migrants. We should welcome them.

14 April 2015

Why the Armenian genocide still haunts the world

Many of the tensions of the Great War remain scarily unresolved.

13 April 2015

Kosovo and Bosnia:
the EU’s Iraq

It’s not just Iraq that has been destroyed by Western intervention.

30 March 2015

Opportunity Knox for Italy-bashing

Yes, Amanda Knox has been demonised. But so has Italy.

26 February 2015

Syriza’s compromise: a revolution betrayed?

Begging its creditors for more money won’t liberate Greece.

19 February 2015

After Copenhagen: resist the empire of offence

The biggest threat to free and open debate is the fear of giving offence.

14 February 2015

Copenhagen: the bloody, murderous No Platforming of blasphemers

After this shooting, let’s fight even harder for the right to offend.

11 February 2015

Germany-bashing: a fatal distraction

Blaming Merkel et al for everything won't solve Europe's problems.

26 January 2015

Syriza’s victory: this is no anti-austerity revolution

The new rulers of Greece embody miserable eco-austerity.