17 July 2018

‘Trump is a Russian plant’: birtherism for liberals

The idea that Trump is in Putin’s pocket is a feverish conspiracy theory.

17 July 2018

Russia 2018: the greatest ever World Cup?

Final thoughts on an all-right England and the French revolution.

17 July 2018

Join the fight against PSPOs

Everyone from rough sleepers to skateboarders have been targeted by these draconian powers.

Those anti-Trump protests were really, really weird

This was atomised middle-class angst dressed up as radicalism.

16 July 2018

Why Trump doesn’t hate Russia

The president’s refusal to embrace Russophobia is no bad thing.

16 July 2018

No Justine, we don’t need a second referendum

Politicians' refusal to accept Brexit is no reason to have another vote.

16 July 2018

Scarlett Johansson and the new cultural police

Why shouldn’t a ‘cis’ actress play a trans man?

13 July 2018

Days of middle-class rage

The Trump protests are more about therapy than politics.

It isn’t Islamophobic to criticise Sadiq Khan

It is censorious to brand Trump a bigot for criticising the mayor.

13 July 2018

In defence of Tony the Tiger

Banning cereal-box cartoons is pointless and paternalistic.