Today's Edition, 11 May 2021

Will science survive politics?

Whether something is politically convenient or not doesn’t affect its truth

Tom Chivers
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Behind the news
10:35

Here in Washington D.C., Dr Fauci is a messianic figure

Liberals' worship of the Good Doctor has reached new extremes

| 11 May

Where it all went wrong for Labour

This mess has nothing on the screaming mobs and punch-ups of the Battle of Benn-Healey

This mess has nothing on the screaming mobs and punch-ups of the Battle of Benn-Healey

Dominic Sandbrook
How I fell for the USSR

I spent my childhood being my father's little Red comrade

I spent my childhood being my father's little Red comrade

Julie Burchill
Why wellness gurus become Covid dissidents

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

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

Gavin Haynes
Latest from The Post >

Behind the news
10:35

Here in Washington D.C., Dr Fauci is a messianic figure

Liberals' worship of the Good Doctor has reached new extremes

| 11 May

Is it the Tories who are doomed?

Labour has a coalition designed for winning in 2040

Ed West
Tribalism has come to the West

Hostile and polarised, today's America reminds me of my Somalian clan

Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Labour isn’t working

Getting rid of Keir won't solve the party's structural, cultural and existential problems

Paul Embery
Publishing is now a Left-wing bubble

A letter filled with hysterical analogies indicates an industry in crisis

Douglas Murray
Labour needs to be humiliated

The seismic defeat in Hartlepool should provoke a reckoning

Peter Franklin
Noel Clarke is an everyman

The cancellation of one man shouldn't let an entire industry off the hook

Sarah Ditum
Starmer has proved the Blairites wrong

Labour moderates said they were winners — instead they've dragged the party further down

Matt Zarb-Cousin

Labour moderates said they were winners — instead they've dragged the party further down

Matt Zarb-Cousin
Have we seen the end of Covid?

Just one coronavirus death was recorded in the UK on Monday — compared to hundreds for cancer

Tom Chivers
Who reads the Daily Mail?

The UK's most popular and most hated paper perfectly understands Middle England

Ed West

Interviews.

we sit down with original thinkers and talk ideas

Mayor Ben Houchen: why Tories are winning the North

Freddie Sayers spoke to Teeside's newly re-elected Conservative mayor

Philosopher Matthew B. Crawford: Science has become corrupted

‘Following the science’ is a phrase that we have heard a lot of this year, but what does it actually mean?

Covid & QAnon at Camelot | Edgelands Ep.1

In the first episode of our new TV series, we talk Covid and QAnon at Camelot Castle

John McWhorter: white people should stand up to anti-racist ideologues

Freddie Sayers spoke to the writer about race relations in America

Church leaders: vaccine passports would be un-Christian

Two of the 1200 signatories of a letter to the PM spoke to Freddie Sayers


Video
07:00

Mayor Ben Houchen: why Tories are winning the North

Freddie Sayers spoke to Teeside's newly re-elected Conservative mayor

| 11 May
Review
17:48

Wellness is no replacement for religion

Yoga and mindfulness won't fill the spiritual void

Reaction
14:14

Thatcherism died a long time ago — but Labour has only just realised

They are up against a very different kind of Conservative now

Reaction
10:44

Status games are targeting motherhood

How did having children become reactionary?

Debate
07:00

Stop denying that cannabis is harmful

Despite the predictable backlash, an Irish awareness campaign was right

| 10 May
Idea
08:49

The overlooked election factor: Stockholm syndrome

After a year of pandemic, have voters fallen in love with their captors?

Spotted
17:00

Tory Britain is not the ‘new Hungary’

Contrary to certain Left-wing claims, Boris Johnson is not Viktor Orban

Reaction
14:27

The Tories: the Doctor Who of political parties

They are capable of undergoing multiple regenerations while still in office

Spotted
11:56

Now women’s literature is cancelled

Changes to the exam syllabus in the name of 'inclusivity' are damaging to women

Reaction
11:24

Cummings is right about pointless pundits

Even when they're proven wrong, they act with almost zero accountability

Seen Elsewhere
07:00

Did Covid-19 come from a lab?

A former NYT reporter makes a compelling case...

| 7 May
Off grid
18:00

Another not-so-super Thursday in Cardiff Bay

There's a national election today in Wales — but nobody seems to care

Series: The challenge from China

The challenge from China

What are the superpower’s plans for the future?

Tribalism has come to the West

Hostile and polarised, today's America reminds me of my Somalian clan

Ayaan Hirsi Ali
How the Left lost Hartlepool

The crumbling town feels betrayed by the whole political class

Tanya Gold
When state spying becomes abuse

The way police officers have exploited and betrayed women is finally being exposed

Julie Bindel
The Marie-Antoinette in Downing Street

As No 10 is wallpapered in gold, others are left to live with dangerous cladding

Jenny McCartney
Is it the Tories who are doomed?

Labour has a coalition designed for winning in 2040

Ed West

Labour has a coalition designed for winning in 2040

Ed West
Is Labour dead?

It's not just in Britain — centre-left parties are collapsing across their European heartlands

Ian Birrell
Why do schools treat dyslexics like fools?

Neurodivergence is a superpower, not a disability

Giles Fraser

Box Set: Black Lives Matter

Our contributors examine the protest movement that shook the world

The trouble with the American police

In a country full of guns and resentment, tragedy is never far away

Katharine Birbalsingh
Why the Left needs ‘institutional racism’

Their dogmatic approach makes sensible analysis impossible

Douglas Murray
Antiracism is too middle-class

An obsession with language ignores the material priorities of Britain’s minorities

Remi Adekoya
America’s struggle to end extremism

Both Left and Right have seen violence carried out in their name — and done nothing

Douglas Murray

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
America attracts the wrong immigrants

George Bush’s new book fails to address some inconvenient truths

Justin Webb