27 October 2017

The Reformation: a secular enchantment

Martin Luther’s protest was to give Christians' everyday life an unprecedented new meaning.

15 August 2017

Indian independence: still a cause for celebration

Why are observers focusing on Partition rather than liberation?

26 May 2017

Crime fiction: a moral rebellion

Detective stories dramatise humanity's revolt against chaos.

15 March 2017

The secret of Modi’s success

Indians want more development, and believe Modi will deliver it.

19 May 2016

Embracing our radical ignorance

Philosopher Bryan Magee embraces the unanswerability of those ultimate questions.

16 September 2014

The flimsy, fantasy politics of the Yes campaign

Scottish independence is not an opportunity; it’s a political dead-end.

20 May 2014

India: the end of Congress, not the end of the world

Western wailing about ‘fascistic’ Modi reveals a contempt for Indian democracy.

11 April 2014

India's election: the world’s largest question mark

Dolan Cummings on the biggest election in the history of mankind.

Books 25 May 2012

UK cultural policy: using art to divide us

By promoting diversity through culture, UK policymakers have ignored precisely what makes art so valuable: its universality.