Welcome to the era of conspiracy-theory politics

14 September 2015 15:03

Who argues that a ‘shadow state’ controls Britain? That a gang of faraway, faceless suits ‘orchestrate public life from the…

Order is restored to Pall Mall club scene

31 March 2015 12:10

Last week Mr S reported on the poshest squatters ever: dozens of angry militant lefties had taken over a building…

A woman campaigns for the taxing of rich people at an Occupy protest. Picture: Getty.

Interview: David Graeber, leading figure of Occupy

3 May 2013 9:00

The anarchist movement in the United States has had the support of leading libertarian intellectuals, such as Noam Chomsky; but…

PMQs or St Paul’s protest?

2 November 2011 15:42

The Hair Shirt walked abroad at PMQs today. Those attending the Square Mile sleepover finally forced their agenda into the…

The paucity of the "99 per cent"

30 October 2011 14:38

A week may be a long time in politics, but it is no time at all in protest. As the…

Thoughts for the day

29 October 2011 14:11

Charles Moore and Matthew Parris, Spectator columnists both, represent two of the distinct philosophical and intellectual tradition that make up…