Weekend Edition, 21 May 2022

Covid was liberalism’s endgame

Liberal individualism has an innate tendency towards authoritarianism

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Analysis
07:15

Monkeypox is not the next Covid-19

If the WHO has any sense left, it will douse the alarm surrounding this outbreak

| 21 May

The narcissism of America’s race politics

The realities of black British lives were eclipsed by BLM

The realities of black British lives were eclipsed by BLM

Why can’t the Left take a joke?

Trenchant ridicule can be constructive

Trenchant ridicule can be constructive

What’s wrong with being straight?

Heterosexuality is now deemed déclassé

Heterosexuality is now deemed déclassé

Why pit villages turned to rave

Young men had their heads turned by drink and drugs

Young men had their heads turned by drink and drugs

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Analysis
07:15

Monkeypox is not the next Covid-19

If the WHO has any sense left, it will douse the alarm surrounding this outbreak

| 21 May

The Haçienda saved Manchester

The nightclub restored the declining city's identity

Amber Heard’s toxic femininity

For men's rights activists, she's the embodiment of women who lie

The twilight of identity politics

Progressive groupthink is falling to pieces

How baby formula trapped women

We need to embrace the new feminism of scarcity

How to stop children being indoctrinated

Woke textbooks should be laughed at — not censored

It’s time to abolish GCSEs

The exam is a block to advanced learning

Facebook’s slide into dystopia

Zuckerberg's metaverse strategy isn't working

Zuckerberg's metaverse strategy isn't working

Buffalo and the myth of racist America

Democrats want to create another George Floyd moment

George Monbiot’s farming fantasies

The urban voyeur will never understand agriculture


Interviews.

we sit down with original thinkers and talk ideas

Dr. Pavel Podvig: How likely is a nuclear war?

Freddie Sayers discusses the risk of nuclear war with Russia expert Dr. Pavel Podvig

Michael Sandel: Why the elites don’t deserve their status

The Harvard professor of political philosophy makes the case for the end of merit

Russia declares Sweden and Finland “targets” if they join NATO

Freddie Sayers challenges a senior Kremlin spokesperson

Curtis Yarvin: Why America should become a monarchy

Freddie Sayers meets political theorist and provocateur Curtis Yarvin

Study into mRNA vaccine death rates sends ‘danger signals’

A new study reveals disparities in all-cause mortality between mRNA and adenovirus vaccines


Video
16:57

Dr. Pavel Podvig: How likely is a nuclear war?

Freddie Sayers discusses the risk of nuclear war with Russia expert Dr. Pavel Podvig

| 20 May
Reaction
15:16

Keep out of Congress, Bill de Blasio

After eight years tearing apart New York, he's not fit for office

| 20 May
Analysis
10:19

Tesla’s golden moment is over

The EV company's share price has taken a beating in the last 12 months

Explainer
07:00

Unlike Sweden, Austria stays neutral

The country's founding principle is holding firm — for now

| 20 May
Reaction
15:52

After 12 long hours, I have been freed from Twitter prison

One sarcastic tweet led to my temporary suspension

Reaction
13:25

Nick Clegg is wrong about the metaverse (again)

He fails to understand that the technology is a step backwards not forwards

Analysis
10:45

Are China’s Covid lockdowns a preparation for war?

Xi Jinping is making it increasingly difficult for citizens to leave the country

| 19 May
Dispatch
07:30

Tension as Russians fleeing Putin gather in Georgia

The country's new arrivals are regarded with suspicion

| 19 May
Spotted
16:00

Beware the terrorism ‘experts’

Certain researchers are using the Buffalo shooting to hawk their services

| 18 May
Reaction
13:37

Can Viktor Orbán’s ‘fight club’ take on the EU?

The Hungarian PM's new cabinet is setting its sights on the bloc

Review
10:30

Winston Churchill needs better defenders

A new book has sparked a new round of inane attacks and defences

| 18 May
Analysis
08:00

Madison Cawthorn’s defeat is not the end of ‘America First’

The controversial young congressman was ousted last night

| 18 May
The mystery of Wagatha Christie

Hidden melodrama lurks behind this petty spectacle

Inside the battle on the Eastern Front

I was given access to a secret Ukrainian base

Will Sinn Fein unite Ireland?

Brexit looms large over this week's Stormont elections

France’s gerontocratic nightmare

Macron may have won, but it's the elderly who will rule

The truth about the Buffalo shooting

Ignore hot takes until real analysis is produced

The white privilege of BLM

Connecticut's wealthy enclaves reveal the emptiness of anti-racism

Will China save Australian Labor?

The superpower’s Pacific expansion is spooking voters

The cruel world of yoga

A community that prides itself on caring isn't very zen

Why normal people love Sally Rooney

They see their sad lives reflected in her stories

They see their sad lives reflected in her stories

What Putin and liberals share

Both are willing to sacrifice the nation state

Ludwig Wittgenstein’s war on philosophy

He preferred the 'rough ground' of everyday existence


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