Today's Edition, 15 November 2019

Beware the creepy male feminist

Just as homophobes are frequently caught with their pants down, so 'white knights' often turn out to be less than chivalrous

Douglas Murray
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Idea
18:08

Deadlocked Democracy

The rise of populist, separatist and environmentalist parties is making it harder to form coalition governments

| 14 November

I have seen the damage cannabis does

As a psychiatric nurse, I have witnessed what this drug does to a human

As a psychiatric nurse, I know what this drug does. We cannot head down the path to legalisation

Peter Hurst
Why child labour beats school

Many kids are better off going into the workforce than being warehoused in schools

Many kids are better going into the workforce than being warehoused in schools — let them work instead

Ed West
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Idea
18:08

Deadlocked Democracy

The rise of populist, separatist and environmentalist parties is making it harder to form coalition governments

| 14 November

Pity the poor avocado-eating graduates

University-educated millennials have absorbed elite values but will never enjoy the lifestyle

How Labour’s Left has stitched up selection

Local constituencies are powerless as favoured candidates are parachuted in by the new regime

Stop hating on vaping

The hysteria over e-cigarettes could cost lives

Let loose the lynx!

There are obvious risks to introducing apex predators to the countryside — but they are worth taking

Tom Chivers
Don’t give in to the bullying trans activists

They'll come for you at the slightest perceived transgression. But you're not a bigot. Be calm. Stand firm.

Graham Linehan
Drag kids are the product of a dangerous American delusion

The way the 12-year-old drag act, Desmond is Amazing, has been pushed on the world betrays a worrying tendency

Douglas Murray
Spain’s election pain: six reasons to care

Strong and stable government couldn't seem further away after the latest ballot

Ian Birrell

Strong and stable government couldn't seem further away after the latest ballot

Ian Birrell
Pity the poor avocado-eating graduates

University-educated millennials have absorbed elite values but will never enjoy the lifestyle

Mary Harrington
It’s a bad time for an illegal immigration amnesty

The Windrush scandal is not a reason to scrap the current system

David Goodhart


Reaction
14:49

Labour must come to its senses over Freedom of Movement

Voters have had enough of their communities being collateral damage in the game of global capitalism

| 14 November
Reaction
10:52

Talk of ‘Empire’ is a Remainer fantasy

I have never heard a single Leave supporter mention the empire

| 14 November
Debate
07:00

Why Michael Bloomberg has my vote

Mayor Bloomberg rebuilt and revitalised New York — so why can't he do the same for America?

| 14 November
Seen Elsewhere
16:46

Don’t read this if you’re scared of flying

Two planes never crash for the same reason. But then, they did.

| 13 November
Spotted
10:14

Boris Johnson’s fish and chips strategy

New analysis reveals the favourite restaurant types of different parts of Britain

| 13 November
Factcheck
07:20

David Cameron’s fake news about fake news

The ex-Prime Minister doesn't know what he's talking about

| 13 November
Audio
15:36

Lionel Barber: what the FT got wrong on populism

Audio: the retiring editor says his paper has learned from its past mistakes

| 12 November
Off grid
11:08

Leaving ‘Cyberia’: the joy of returning home

Is it liberating that I can travel so far yet remain engaged?

| 12 November
Series: Germany, 30 years on

Germany, 30 years on

Our contributors examine Germany's vexed recent history

Interviews.

we sit down with original thinkers and talk ideas

Rory Stewart on Love, Brexit and Boris Johnson

Freddie Sayers talks to Rory Stewart about Love, romantic Conservatives and how Boris Johnson made him feel like an abused wife

Grace Blakely: what the Left can learn from Thatcher

Freddie Sayers talks to the Left-wing economics writer about what her plans would mean in the real world

The truth about immigration in Sweden

Freddie Sayers talks to Swedish activist Siavosh Derakhti about antisemitism and violence in Malmö

Hassan Damluji interview: Can we Build a Global Nation?

Freddie talks to Hassan Damluji about his new book 'The Responsible Globalist'

Tory MP on Kleptocrats and crime lords living “bling” lifestyles

Freddie Sayers asks the PM's 'anti-corruption advisor' John Penrose MP about the "good rich" versus the "bad rich"

Let’s turn off the Northern Powerhouse

The North needs to stop trying to be just another London — and play to its innate strengths

Simon Cooke
How Labour’s Left has stitched up selection

Local constituencies are powerless as favoured candidates are parachuted in by the new regime

David Kogan
If only we could be more like Bavaria

Germany's southern region has discovered the right balance between innovation and tradition

David Goodhart
How to humanise Westminster

A fair-minded Speaker, a ban on day-drinking and parliamentary sittings via video conference — there are plenty of ways to make MPs' lives easier

Various Contributors

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour would crush civil society

Thirty years on, the same tactics employed in Communist central Europe are being mooted in Britain

Roger Scruton

Thirty years on, the same tactics employed in Communist central Europe are being mooted in Britain

Roger Scruton
It wasn’t the Berlin Wall that divided Germany

Today the former East is rallying to a new Right-wing populism, but divisions between the two halves are much older than Communism

James Hawes
The myth of the anti-science Middle Ages

The medieval Church was surprisingly supportive of science and mathematics — and even popularised the modern university

James Hannam

The battle to believe in God

Don't kid yourself that atheism is a modern invention — it's as old as religion

Giles Fraser
Inside the mind of the Jordan Peterson fanboy

A new film about the professor skirts over the real story of his appeal

James Bloodworth
Why Miranda is more daring than Fleabag

Miranda Hart’s creation — now a decade old — doesn't rely on filthy jokes for laughs

Peter Franklin
How the Left lost all purpose

Labour is being driven ever further into the echo chamber, away from the people it is supposed to represent

James Bloodworth

Box set: Political awakenings

How family, feelings and unlikely accidents can shape a lifetime of politics...

How I learned the Tories weren’t evil

Working in the coalition taught me that humility must take the place of hubris in our politics

Polly Mackenzie
There’s no such thing as Left versus Right

There’s so much more to politics than the market and the state

Peter Franklin
Don’t let Brexit become the next Troubles

Growing up in Belfast in the 1970s taught me that tribal loyalties have a way of turning nasty

Jenny McCartney
How Noël Coward made me a Marxist

I realised that it wasn't just prime ministers and Catholic priests who could lead a double life

Paul Mason

Series: Fake history

Fake history

Why (almost) everything you thought you knew about history is wrong