‘Brexit shows democracy doesn’t work’: An interview with Titania McGrath

2 March 2019 8:20

Titania McGrath, 24, is a radical intersectionalist vegan activist, feminist slam poet and the author of Woke: a Guide to…

Universities should resist calls to ‘decolonise the curriculum’

18 February 2019 14:18

Meghan Markle has reportedly backed calls to ‘decolonise the curriculum’. This campaign to promote ethnic minority thinkers in place of ‘male,…

Why the BBC weather forecasts wind me up

13 May 2018 8:30

One of George Santayana’s most famous dicta is that ‘To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state…

Chavs of Britain, unite!

12 May 2018 10:00

Paige Bond is an attractive blonde lady of a certain age – thrillingly, the Evening Standard claimed that she was…

Banning students from banning speakers is beyond stupid

3 May 2018 15:40

So, the government has finally come up with a solution to the scourge of yellow-bellied censoriousness that has swept university…

If Mumsnet can stand up for free speech, why can’t MPs?

17 April 2018 16:34

OK, I admit I’m a bit of a Mumsnet groupie, but this needs to be said: Justine Roberts is great. Roberts…

The left’s prophet of doom is still wrong

23 March 2018 8:09

The Left has found something to raise its cheer. Needless to say, it is someone predicting that mankind is doomed. The…

Facebook’s enemies are relishing Mark Zuckerberg’s troubles

21 March 2018 21:58

Zuck speaks! He’s finally responded to the Cambridge Analytica debacle. To be honest, I could have predicted almost word-for-word this evening’s statement: It…

Nope, I’m not nostalgic for the NME

14 March 2018 11:24

It’s no secret that my career isn’t quite what it was (lucky I’m rich!) so imagine my feeling of glee…

Bring back our bitchy celebs!

9 March 2018 14:45

You would have to be quite odd not to approve of the sudden surge of solidarity amongst Hollywood stars of…

How the ‘safe space’ culture breeds violence on campus

6 March 2018 18:43

Not even twenty minutes had passed into the discussion between guest speakers Carl Benjamin and Yaron Brook at King’s College…

Morally bankrupt sport fans will forgive any abuse

6 March 2018 15:55

The death of Zac Cox is more than a horrible industrial action but a metaphor for modern sport: the scale…

Arsenal’s problem? French bureaucracy

2 March 2018 11:00

It’s ending in jeers for Arsène Wenger as his relationship with the club he began managing in 1996 hits rock…

Hollywood stars have lost their shine

28 February 2018 10:45

Reading the lip-smacking reports of the latest troubled celebrity relationships  (Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux definitely high and dry, Cheryl…

Citizenship is dead

23 February 2018 14:00

Once in a while some Socialist Worker people set up a stall outside my local Tesco to shout slogans at…

Controversy PR: how brands cash in on the offence economy

23 February 2018 11:04

It shouldn’t surprise us that brands have attempted to make money from outrage.

Humans love to hunt – and now we do it online

21 February 2018 12:27

The aim is the same: to tear the fox – or the person – apart.

The destructive culture of perfection

21 February 2018 10:25

We are all capable of good and evil, and what we do, how we choose to act, is sometimes a matter of circumstance.

Is it really homophobic to ask whether two men can make a baby?

18 February 2018 9:17

When I saw the photo of Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black holding a photo of an ultrasound, and all…

Will Jordan Peterson convert to Catholicism?

16 February 2018 10:39

I have mixed feelings about Jordan Peterson, whose 12 Rules for Life I have just ploughed through. There is much…