Today's Edition, 15 August 2022

How we gave up on Salman Rushdie

Britain saw his fatwa and internalised it

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Analysis
10:38

Layla Moran and Britain’s missing reservoirs

The Oxford West MP symbolises all that's wrong with planning regulations

| 15 August

The problem with being uptight

Conforming doesn't make you nice

Conforming doesn't make you nice

There is no “Biden Doctrine”

A year after Kabul, his vision is blurred by chaos

A year after Kabul, his vision is blurred by chaos

The many failures of Ben Affleck

He's learnt to live with disappointment

He's learnt to live with disappointment

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Analysis
10:38

Layla Moran and Britain’s missing reservoirs

The Oxford West MP symbolises all that's wrong with planning regulations

| 15 August

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Donald Trump’s next move

His family and inner circle want him to run

The West is homeless

We're no longer willing to sacrifice our desires

Why the Tavistock won’t talk to me

Ideology was more important than patient care

MeToo killed Game of Thrones

Nobody wants a sexless prequel

A sex room won’t save your marriage

Meaningful monogamy can't be bought

The Tories don’t care about politics

They no longer understand the purpose of power

Bankers have failed us again

Our economic elites are making every wrong call

Our economic elites are making every wrong call

Will we escape our age of failure?

Inflation has crushed our incompetent elites

China can’t afford to invade Taiwan

Outright escalation would cripple Beijing



Reaction
16:50

Salman Rushdie won’t be the last

Thuggish crybullies will find more targets

| 13 August
News
15:30

New research: #MeToo movement hurt female productivity

CV data shows that fewer women academics are collaborating with men

| 12 August
Seen Elsewhere
13:00

Does the U.S. actually want to defend Taiwan?

War has gone from a remote scenario to a fearfully plausible one

| 12 August
Dark Web
10:15

Dark Brandon is proof the Left can’t meme

Plagiarising Right-wing humour points to a lack of originality

| 12 August
Debate
07:00

Catholicism needs to get weird again

The Church is losing followers because it has become boring

| 12 August
Response
16:37

The UN is in denial about Islamic terrorism

The UAE ambassador made a bizarre statement this week

| 11 August
Reaction
13:42

Who will put an end to gender ID witch-hunts?

Universities are doing nothing to stop them

| 11 August
Reaction
10:00

Suella Braverman: transitioning is not a neutral act

The Attorney General has sent a powerful warning to schools

| 11 August
Analysis
07:00

China’s economy isn’t going to implode

The country has survived similar crises before

| 11 August
Campus Wars
15:30

Students don’t need protecting from ‘challenging’ books

Withdrawing supposedly harmful content helps no one

| 10 August

Interviews.

we sit down with original thinkers and talk ideas

His wife’s plea: The case for Julian Assange

Lawyer Stella Moris discusses her husband's liberty and the free internet

Slavoj Žižek: We are addicted to chaos

The philosopher explores our obsession with cancel culture and crisis

David Fuller: What happened to Jordan Peterson?

The Rebel Wisdom founder discusses the psychologist's descent into tribalism

Aella meets Louise Perry: Was the sexual revolution a mistake?

An OnlyFans star speaks to an anti-porn feminist

WHO’s Susan Michie: my politics are my business

Freddie Sayers spoke to the new WHO Nudge Unit chair to discuss the politics of public health

America has lost its purpose

Killing terrorists is no substitute for strategy

The West needs to grow up

Robert Bly's'The Sibling Society' reveals how culture wars infantilise society

Peter Thiel on the dangers of progress

The tech billionaire discusses Silicon Valley, Christianity and apocalypse

Inside the Ukrainian resistance

In Kherson, Russian collaborators are being hunted

The EU has created a new dictatorship

The death of Tunisian democracy will soon backfire

The good news from Gaza

When the sirens went off, we didn't flee

The cruelty of Biden’s border policy

Progressive compassion is costing lives

Philip Larkin was a filthy genius

Sordid ambiguities come with being human

University needs to hurt

Students should consent to be harmed

Students should consent to be harmed

America’s tribes are ready for war

The middle ground has been plundered

How Morrissey revived the Union Jack

Labour has forgotten how to be patriotic


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