20 April 2018

The problem with Kendrick Lamar winning the Pulitzer

It isn’t for high-culture awards judges to confer legitimacy on hip-hop.

20 April 2018

The Square: a vicious satire on the new elite

Ruben Ostlund’s film brilliantly pricks the pretensions of Europe’s cultural set.

19 April 2018

The real scandal of the Ulster Rugby rape trial

Punishing men who were found not guilty makes a mockery of justice.

19 April 2018

The Lords’ vote for a customs union is a vile assault on democracy

Unelected peers are engaged in an elitist revolt against the masses.

19 April 2018

Syria, The Times and free speech

Why did the newspaper attack me for questioning the government?

19 April 2018

Annihilation: a shimmering sci‑fi fairytale

Alex Garland’s Netflix film leaves the viewer with plenty to ponder.

18 April 2018

The People’s Vote: a parody of democracy

Jean-Luc Picard may want a second referendum – but the public don’t.

18 April 2018

Another boozy scare story

Those extra few pints won’t take years off your life.

18 April 2018

We need to talk about Muslim anti‑Semitism

The UK’s Chief Rabbi has raised a thorny but important issue.

17 April 2018

Enoch Powell was wrong – so were his critics

Both Powell and his detractors rejected the positive idea of integration.