Violence

Game of Thrones has always been a vacuous banquet of sex and violence. Why are people suddenly outraged by it?

20 May 2015 16:27

If you’ve never watched Game of Thrones, it is a twee fantasy show in which men and women discuss politics at length, dance…

Michael Fabricant: my 20-year record has been undone by a tweet about Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

23 June 2014 16:55

I could never appear on a discussion prog with @y_alibhai I would either end up with a brain haemorrhage or…

‘Ballistics’ by D.W.Wilson is a novel about what it really is to be a man

14 August 2013 10:34

Ballistics is the debut novel from D W Wilson. It playfully and interestingly twists and pulls at the heart of…

A victory for common sense

11 July 2011 15:45

For years, teachers have been increasingly reluctant to restrain unruly pupils — for fear of being slapped with a lawsuit.…

A shameful episode

1 April 2011 12:41

Libby Brooks’ piece in The Guardian today is shameful. Writing about the violence that followed last weekend’s march, she  argues…

The Lib Dems are spared by idiotic students

10 November 2010 18:28

The violence at today’s student protest is, politically, a boon to the coalition. The story now is not the Lib…

The politics of the student protests

10 November 2010 14:30

The student protests really are throwing up some extraordinary images. Who’d have thought that they’d end up smashing their way…