4 August 2017

Nietzsche for our times

He would have some choice words for our tame, narcissistic culture.

21 July 2017

It’s not Brexit that’s scaring migrants away

The Remainer moral panic about xenophobia inflames anxiety.

14 July 2017

Islamism is a far bigger problem than Islamophobia

Why the commentariat is weirdly obsessed with anti-Muslim prejudice.

7 July 2017

The compassion paradox

‘Kinder, gentler’ political activism is so often the opposite.

2 June 2017

The myth of ‘caring liberals’

Progressive politics is now about feeling good, not doing good.

19 May 2017

Three cheers for Banksy’s Dover mural

This latest piece proves the artist's politics have matured.

12 May 2017

It isn’t the Tories out to get the NHS – it’s the EU

Lefties, if you want to save ‘Our NHS’, become Brexiteers.

5 May 2017

Nietzsche’s Enlightenment

The German philosopher is not the proto-postmodern relativist some have mistaken him for.

27 April 2017

General Election: spare us the braindead memes

Social-media activism is the preserve of shallow thinkers.

21 April 2017

In defence of the stiff upper lip

The cult of introspection is the bane of modern life.