Today's Edition, 21 September 2021

Are diet pills immoral?

If technological fixes exist, we should use them

Tom Chivers
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17:10

Paul Kingsnorth is right: we’re in a spiritual crisis

The West's consumerism has run amok

| 21 September

Serfs don’t vote Tory

The new housing minister is the only man who can save the party from extinction

The new housing minister is the only man who can save the party from extinction

Peter Franklin
Why women want sugar daddies

Today's feminists, when dating, are coldly mercenary

Today's feminists, when dating, are coldly mercenary

Zoe Strimpel
The death of British television

It is being produced by people with a skewed view of the country

It is being produced by people with a skewed view of the country

Gareth Roberts
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Seen Elsewhere
17:10

Paul Kingsnorth is right: we’re in a spiritual crisis

The West's consumerism has run amok

| 21 September

How liberals made the British Empire

The certainties of today's activists echo those of former colonialists

Aris Roussinos
The squalid world of Justin Trudeau

A craven political culture could swing the election for Canada's prime minister

Yuan Yi Zhu
What’s behind Macron’s fury?

The secrecy of the AUKUS talks suggests a deliberate hit on Paris

John Lichfield
Nadine Dorries will monster the arts

Finally, a culture minister who is interested in culture

Sarah Ditum
Why the French are revolting

Our neighbours have always been the best fighters in Europe

Ed West
The toxic war over teenage vaccines

Too many parents can't see beyond their own politics

Victoria Smith
What’s behind Macron’s fury?

The secrecy of the AUKUS talks suggests a deliberate hit on Paris

John Lichfield

The secrecy of the AUKUS talks suggests a deliberate hit on Paris

John Lichfield
Joe Biden was right all along

Ignored by the Washington blob for a decade, his strategy's time has come

Edward Luttwak
What’s behind the Boris reshuffle?

The sackings were inevitable but the appointments are intriguing

Tim Bale

Interviews.

we sit down with original thinkers and talk ideas

Bari Weiss: there are signs of sanity returning

The writer tells Freddie Sayers why she is optimistic about the future

Richard H. Thaler: on vaccines, ‘nudge’ isn’t enough

Freddie Sayers challenges the Nobel prize winner and 'Nudge' inventor on the impact of his method

Prof. Jay Bhattacharya: I stand by the Great Barrington Declaration

The Stanford professor offers his reflections on the pandemic

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: on refugees we must learn from 2015

The discussion about numbers of Afghan refugees is eerily reminiscent of 2015

Clarissa Ward in Kabul: what the Taliban are really like

CNN's international correspondent talks exclusively to UnHerd from Afghanistan


Reaction
14:50

Granarchy in the UK

Octogenarians are suddenly on the frontlines of protests — and it makes sense

| 21 September
Response
12:34

Why wokeism won’t rule the world

Tyler Cowen thinks it will be America's next great export — I disagree

| 21 September
Factcheck
10:34

The Ebola lockdown that everyone forgot

It was trialled and failed in 2015

| 21 September
Debate
07:00

How the Lib Dems silenced debate on conversion therapy

Dissenting arguments went missing at this weekend's conference

| 21 September
Reaction
16:30

There will never be another Only Fools and Horses

It was the last TV show collectively watched by the nation

| 20 September
Spotted
14:30

Elites have lost faith in Enlightenment rationality

Two new reports confirm that we are heading back to a medieval mentality

| 20 September
Chart
11:43

Evergrande could trigger a global economic crisis

The real-estate bubble in China is reminiscent of 2008 — only worse

| 20 September
Debate
09:36

Will Fauci bypass the FDA ruling on booster jabs?

In both the US and UK, leaders are sidelining their expert committees

| 20 September
Chart
07:00

How the Lib Dems can break the blue wall

Focusing on ex-Tories, not a 'progressive alliance', is the right strategy

| 20 September
Response
17:27

AUKUS is a risky bet on American hegemony

How confident should Australia and the UK be that US dominance will last?

| 17 September
Video
15:15

Bari Weiss: there are signs of sanity returning

The writer tells Freddie Sayers why she is optimistic about the future

| 17 September
Video
14:00

Tim Pool: 10 years on, Occupy activists have flipped

They now champion causes that used to be associated with the Right

| 17 September
Series: Apocalyptic thinking

Apocalyptic thinking

Our contributors contemplate the end of the world

The squalid world of Justin Trudeau

A craven political culture could swing the election for Canada's prime minister

Yuan Yi Zhu
The truth about Afghan women

The media has focused on a few feminists in Kabul

Cheryl Benard
The danger of fetishising foreign lands

Other nations don't need our hot takes

Ben Sixsmith
Gavin Newsom’s hollow victory

California's governor has survived — but voters are fed up with faux progressive politics

Marshall Auerback
How liberals made the British Empire

The certainties of today's activists echo those of former colonialists

Aris Roussinos

The certainties of today's activists echo those of former colonialists

Aris Roussinos
When fake news was harmless fun

Today's hoaxers are creating territories of doubt

Matthew Sweet
Only chaos can redeem the Church

God save our parishes from people with MBAs

Giles Fraser

Box Set: Black Lives Matter

Our contributors examine the protest movement that shook the world

Critical Race Theory ignores anti-Semitism

Its obsession with 'whiteness' overlooks centuries of discrimination

Joel Kotkin Edward Heyman
How activists captured publishing

Resistance to capitalism has become just another way of selling things

Sam Leith
The West’s cultural revolution is over

The return of censorship, speech codes and taboos suggests society returning to normal

Ed West
Antiracism won’t save you

Robin DiAngelo's new book is self-help for narcissistic white people

Tomiwa Owolade

Why wellness gurus become Covid dissidents

The world of alternative health was already primed to question the medical establishment

Gavin Haynes
What the Mongols did for us

The Golden Horde wasn't barbarous, it created the modern world

Razib Khan
Nobody wins the gender wars

Kathleen Stock's new book lays out the irreconcilable absurdities of the trans debate

Mary Harrington
Norman Mailer: prisoner of sex

A pivotal moment in the sexual revolution involved the novelist and four feminists

Tomiwa Owolade