nationalism

Boris Johnson is the EU’s nemesis. But could he be Europe’s saviour?

16 August 2019 8:25

It is a curious and rather moving experience to see someone you have known for thirty-five years standing in front…

‘The Green Room’ Podcast from Spectator USA: the virtue of nationalism, with philosopher Yoram Hazony

16 November 2018 11:50

‘Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism,’ French president Emmanuel Macron said at last weekend’s Armistice Day ceremonies. ‘Nationalism is…

The Spectator podcast: May’s third way

23 February 2017 12:19

On this week’s Spectator podcast, we discuss Theresa May’s Third Way, whether we could have an Uber for social care, and…

Liam Fox is giving a speech on the economy to the IEA today. Picture: Getty

Liam Fox confirms that Britain now has a nationalist government

11 September 2016 13:42

Unlike the boss, I thought Liam Fox’s comments on fat and lazy British businesses that could be exporting more but aren’t because, well, an…

Does anybody still believe that the EU is a benign institution?

6 July 2015 14:59

Ever since Margaret Thatcher U-turned in the dying days of her premiership, there has been a kind of agreement between…

It may actually be in Ukip’s interest to lose the EU referendum

12 June 2015 15:35

Will the country be torn apart by the EU referendum? That’s the argument made by Chris Deerin on the capitalist…

Gordon Brown has a brass neck to blame the Tories for tearing apart the Union

12 June 2015 13:40

Gordon Brown has popped up in the Guardian today to warn that the evil Tories are going to destroy the Union. The…

The parallels between Alex Salmond and Vladimir Putin

16 September 2014 10:04

Alex Salmond was criticised in the spring for endorsing certain admirable qualities in Vladimir Putin. Salmond told GQ magazine that…

Shock election in Sweden as the Sweden Democrats become no3 party

14 September 2014 22:11

Yes, Britain is on the point of breaking up – but there are more ill winds blowing in Europe right…

Alex Salmond is within sight of his promised land: Scottish independence is more than just a dream.

2 September 2014 14:03

I don’t want to appear too immodest but, you know, I told you so. Back in February I wrote an article…

After Scotland, whither Britain? Divorce is a costly business.

14 August 2014 17:48

If, like me, you missed Andrew Neil’s BBC programme exploring What the Hell Happens to the United Kingdom if Scotland Votes…

Who cares whether English commentators like or respect Scotland?

29 July 2014 15:18

Because the Commonwealth Games are a thing and because newspapers need to fill their pages every day it is natural,…

It’s not Doublethink to support Scottish independence and Britishness

20 May 2014 17:10

I remember it well: It was in a 2008 debate on whether we should establish a ‘Britishness day’, when many…

Scottish Nationalists have become Masters of Doublethink

19 May 2014 17:37

Let’s be fair, however, UKIP have not cornered the market in weirdness. One of the odder elements of the Scottish…

Yes voters are the Union’s secret weapon

1 May 2014 13:21

Well some of them are anyway. Consider the tweet above. It’s since been deleted and you can see why. Gerry…