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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…