17 May 2018

Time to quell the Lords’ anti-democratic riot

The constitutional crisis that nobody on the left wants to talk about.

7 May 2018

Forget left v right, it’s Leave v Remain

Why Labour didn’t win and Twitter lost the local elections.

3 May 2018

The Lords and the left unite to fight democracy

Corbyn’s Labour – cheerleader for unelected, Brexit-throttling peers.

25 April 2018

How did Britain end up at No40 on the world press-freedom rankings?

The 2018 World Press Freedom Index shows we have a fight on our hands

16 April 2018

They think we’re all Enochs now

Demands to ban Powell’s ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech are the latest insult to Leave voters.

12 April 2018

Now they want to lock up Rod Liddle and ban Quentin Letts

Joking about the Welsh or criticising black actors is the new limit to free speech.

5 April 2018

Whatever happened to investigative journalism?

The Observer’s ‘scoop’ let the message get ahead of the facts.

29 March 2018

The Birthday Party: a 60-year-old play for today

Harold Pinter’s play is as ‘original, disturbing and arresting’ as ever.

22 March 2018

Brexit Deal Betrayal: did the UK lose a war?

What democracy has to do with the price of fish.

15 March 2018

Fighting for the right to offend on a rock in the ocean

Our man at the Madeira Literary Festival tries not to get lost in translation.