Today's Edition, 7 July 2020

Can you really teach kids not to be racist?

Someone thought it a good idea to force children to undergo the dubious 'implicit bias' training, and film it

Tom Chivers
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07:00

In the Karen Wars, no woman is safe

Never forget: veiled misogyny comes in many forms

| 7 July

Don’t let the activists grind you down

So what if you stand up for women's rights, or find Louis CK funny? It’s time to stop pandering to the mob

So what if you stand up for women's rights, or find Louis CK funny? It’s time to stop pandering to the mob

Meghan Murphy
How the establishment fell for eugenics

A shocking number of influential Britons used to think it necessary to wipe out 'inferior' citizens

A shocking number of influential Britons used to think it necessary to wipe out 'inferior' citizens

Peter Franklin
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07:00

In the Karen Wars, no woman is safe

Never forget: veiled misogyny comes in many forms

| 7 July

America’s cultural revolution is just like Mao’s

To many who survived the crackdown in China, events in the US are frighteningly familiar

When will Germany get off its knees?

Just when the country needs to show resolve, Merkel is being startlingly naive

We are all prisoners of groupthink

Patrick McGoohan's 1960s cult curiosity turns out to be a parable for our intolerant times

Is Trump about to quit?

Those keenest for the President to drop out of the race are some of his more serious supporters

Justin Webb
Britain needs to build a better brand

Divorced from the EU, the UK is going to have to put some effort into selling itself

Mary Dejevsky
Stop apologising for cultural appropriation

Politically correct crusades undermine all that's valuable in a diverse society

Ralph Leonard
America’s cultural revolution is just like Mao’s

To many who survived the crackdown in China, events in the US are frighteningly familiar

Xiao Li
There should never be heroes in science

Some scientists make their careers by criticising other’s research. But who watches the watchmen?

Stuart Ritchie
Was the two-metre rule one big lie?

By covering up complexity with nice round numbers, public health officials treat us like children

Timandra Harkness
How Covid-19 could get Trump re-elected

The stumbling President's innate scepticism could yet be a threat to the Democrats

Freddie Sayers
Why Covid won’t kill off populism

Those hardest hit by the Great Lockdown are the ones who were already rejecting mainstream politics

Matthew Goodwin

Those hardest hit by the Great Lockdown are the ones who were already rejecting mainstream politics

Matthew Goodwin
Macron’s pointless green gestures

The President hasn't realised France is more worried about the economy than the environment

How Trump could refuse to go

Will the President bow out with good grace — or will he play dirty and find a way to stay?

Daniel Baer


Spotted
16:15

Would you have sex with an alien?

A clever quiz question exposes an important ideological divide

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11:36

Robots aren’t the cure for lockdown isolation

My only child misses her friends — robots like Moxie are not the answer

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07:00

Briefing: what are Kanye West’s politics?

The rapper has tweeted that he is running for president

| 6 July
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12:20

Younger people are getting Covid — why is that bad news?

The Leicester spike offers the chance to see what the real effects are

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08:30

Let’s put an end to macho cultural pessimism

It has been a common feature of elite outlets for decades

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17:13

Coleman Hughes: The moral case against Black Lives Matter

Freddie Sayers chats to the Contributing Editor of City Journal about race relations in the US

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13:52

I’m on the Oxford vaccine trial — here’s what it’s like

For the next year, I'll be sticking a swab up my nose every week...

| 2 July
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11:37

Dear Harry, maybe go back to ribbon-cutting?

The prince’s conversion from a royal to the high priest of wokeness is nauseating

| 2 July
Debate
07:00

Chinese nuclear power in Britain? No thanks!

Sizewell C is another white elephant from a dangerous foe

Idea
15:15

The BLM protests are the perfect Dionysiac moment

The Greek god revelled in the primal wildness of the mob

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11:21

It’s Germany’s EU now

The new President of the EU Council has been in charge all along

Interviews.

we sit down with original thinkers and talk ideas

Coleman Hughes: The moral case against Black Lives Matter

Freddie Sayers chats to the Contributing Editor of City Journal about race relations in the US

Is Saudi Arabia making progress?

Freddie Sayers speaks to Prince Khalid Bandar, Saudi Arabia's new ambassador to the UK

Will Covid regulations kill off the pub?

Freddie Sayers speaks to Peter Borg-Neal, CEO of a 28-strong pub group

Matthew Crawford: the dangers of Safetyism

Freddie Sayers meets philosopher-mechanic Matthew Crawford

Gad Saad: cancel culture is dangerous and anti-liberal

Freddie Sayers chats to the evolutionary psychologist about wokeness


China’s modern genocide

There's nothing new about the eugenics being practised in the Uighur "re-education" camps

Sarah Ditum
The Church shouldn’t hide its sordid past

If you pretend everything is perfect, there will be no grounds for redemption

Giles Fraser
Has BLM picked the wrong target?

It's hard economics, not symbols, that will make the difference for black people

Remi Adekoya
Why doesn’t porn ever get cancelled?

The industry has been remarkably adept at positioning itself as beyond questions of morality

Sarah Ditum
Confessions Podcast with Giles Fraser

When will Germany get off its knees?

Just when the country needs to show resolve, Merkel is being startlingly naive

Aris Roussinos

Just when the country needs to show resolve, Merkel is being startlingly naive

Aris Roussinos
How a 1990s book predicted 2020

Christopher Lasch's 'The Revolt of the Elites' detailed how capitalism would radicalise the rich

Ed West
Blame the parents for this angry activism

Today's young adults have been raised without boundaries or authority — no wonder they're lashing out

Mary Harrington

Series: Kids reads

Kids reads

How are the latest children's books shaping the next generation?

We are all prisoners of groupthink

Patrick McGoohan's 1960s cult curiosity turns out to be a parable for our intolerant times

Gareth Roberts
What does my gladiator dream mean?

This ancient analysis of nocturnal visions is superforecasting, second-century style

Daniel Kalder
The emptiness of the Intellectual Dark Web

A new book asks if Jordan Peterson's coterie really are renegades — or just anti-liberal troublemakers

James Bloodworth
Why ‘Labor of Love’ is a feminist masterpiece

The revolutionary new dating show dares to take a single, older woman seriously

Zoe Strimpel