25 January 2018

Mark E Smith: the last of the non-conformists

There was no one quite like the Fall’s post-punk poet.

18 January 2018

Why the Third Way still rules

The elitist backlash to Brexit reminds us New Labour never really died.

3 January 2018

Why white working-class kids lag behind

Their class has been pushed to the fringes of British public life.

25 October 2017

In defence of liberal nationalism

Why progressives should be championing the nation state.

8 August 2017

England Is Mine: Mozzer in a coma

This sedate biopic captures nothing of Morrissey’s bullshit and brilliance.

26 July 2017

Why the middle classes love Jezza

Radical? Please. Corbyn is the heir to Blair.

5 October 2016

Skeleton Tree: a raw, remarkable album

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ latest is a heart-rending triumph.