Books & Essays
Books & Essays
30 September 2016

A moral case for abortion

A new book reclaims the ethical high ground from the the pro-life movement.

30 September 2016

‘Radical secularism is stifling free speech’

Podcast: Mary Eberstadt talks to Ella Whelan about religious freedom.

30 September 2016

The reality of the Enlightenment

Anthony Gottlieb talks toleration, autonomy and Spinoza’s God.

16 September 2016

America against itself

Charles Murray talks to Sean Collins about the new class war.

16 September 2016

The principled, left-wing case against multiculturalism

A new book eviscerates the West's neo-racialism.

30 August 2016

Sin taxes and saint subsidies

A new book makes an incoherent case for taxing ‘unhealthy’ foods and subsidising those deemed ‘healthy’.

30 August 2016

Oakland vs Big Data Brother

One American city took on the surveillance society – and won.

30 August 2016

On Hillbilly Elegy

JD Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy is a remarkable portrait of a way of life in crisis.

30 August 2016

The cultural turn

The politicisation of lifestyle has inflamed public life.

30 August 2016

The new culture war dividing America

Underpinning the progressive elite's snobbery is a vicious class antagonism.