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J.K. Rowling and the darkness on the left

24 September 2018 9:45

You rarely come across a character in modern literature like Jimmy Knight. He’s a racist, but that’s not what makes…

What happens when Steve Bannon is given a platform?

18 September 2018 19:34

I wrote a couple of weeks ago about the interesting question of whether or not the former chief strategist to…

The Swedish Prime Minister has gambled with his country’s future

8 September 2018 19:26

The Swedes are going to the polls in one of the most significant bellwether-elections in Europe this year. The international…

How Caroline Lucas fell foul of the transgender thought police

4 September 2018 9:12

Last week, it emerged that Linda Bellos, veteran feminist of the Old Left, faces legal action for having said the…

Who will speak for the working class? Everyone, apart from the working class

28 August 2018 16:52

It’s funny how the new left’s rule against speaking on behalf of groups to which you do not belong never…

The trans rights activists’ latest target: Corbynite royalty

28 August 2018 13:10

If you have any doubts about how far a small (and unrepresentative) group of “trans rights” advocates and activists will…

The real lesson of a Swedish deportation protest

27 August 2018 13:59

A few weeks ago I wrote in this space about the case of Elin Ersson. She is the young Swedish…

Admit it, Trump is right about Sadiq Khan

13 July 2018 12:47

I’m sorry to say this, but Donald Trump really doesn’t think much about Britain at all. He may have some…

Why proud Scots should now support England

8 July 2018 9:34

Is it coming home? If it is, don’t expect all the home nations to welcome it. In Scotland, the dismal…

Theresa May’s Brexit paper could mean no US trade deal

5 July 2018 15:03

Earlier this afternoon, Cabinet Ministers received key papers ahead of the Chequers meeting tomorrow. The paper states that ‘The UK…

Labour and Tories finally see the truth about the gender debate

4 July 2018 14:55

You might not have noticed that yesterday the Government announced possible changes to the Gender Recognition Act. That’s what ministers…

Labour’s ‘woman’ problem

9 March 2018 10:40

There are plenty of things you could say about Labour’s All-Women Shortlists (AWS). Tony Blair called them ‘not ideal at…

The violent misogyny of the gender debate

27 February 2018 8:09

Journalists and politicians talk a lot about freedom of speech, and rightly so, because the ability to express thoughts and…

Jeremy Corbyn has a new enemy: Mumsnet

12 February 2018 10:00

I have learned a lot since writing about gender laws here last week. I’ve learned that if you ever want…

Feminists have a new target: working-class women

30 January 2018 13:53

So this week two things have got feminists cheering and whooping. First, the coming together of BBC women to demand…

What the BBC won’t tell you about the leaked Brexit forecasts

30 January 2018 9:24

The leaked government Brexit forecasts have this morning been reported by the BBC just as its leakers intended: as embarrassing…

Donald Trump’s interview with Piers Morgan: full transcript

29 January 2018 7:22

PM: Mr President, how are you? DT: I’m good thank you, Piers. PM: It’s been a while! DT: It has,…

It’s easy to predict where the Cathy Newman backlash will lead

21 January 2018 17:16

Last week I wrote in this space about Cathy Newman’s catastrophic interview with the Canadian academic Jordan Peterson. Since then…

Watch: Cathy Newman’s catastrophic interview with Jordan Peterson

17 January 2018 12:01

In the magazine this week I have written a piece about the Canadian Professor Jordan Peterson. He has been in…

Toby Young: once more unto the breach

11 January 2018 21:16

I naively thought that if I resigned from the Office for Students, stepped down from the Fulbright Commission and apologised…

Should Donald Trump be invited to the Royal Wedding?

2 December 2017 9:00

Two golden rules of royal weddings. First, it’s always wonderful on the day. Second, there is always an almighty official…