Ed West

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Ed West is the Deputy Editor of UnHerd. His book Small Men on the Wrong Side of History is published by Little, Brown

Ed West is the Deputy Editor of UnHerd. His book Small Men on the Wrong Side of History is published by Little, Brown

Unfortunately, political sectarianism is only going to get worse

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Pandemics and climate change spelled the end for Rome

BY Ed West / 3 mins

Slowly but surely, Britain is turning into America

BY Ed West / 2 mins

See you in 2040 — bet you the world is a better place

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Who are the corona tribes?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Covid-19 is giving me weird dreams

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Who says a Covid recession would mean more people dead?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Coronavirus coverage is making me feel ill

BY Ed West / 9 mins

Boris in the ICU makes this crisis too much to bear

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Weirdo conservatives were the first to spot the Covid threat

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Covid is killing the black market — maybe that’s a bad thing

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Let Brits pick their own fruit!

BY Ed West / 2 mins

I miss the culture warriors

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Covid-19 will be a defining moment in our multicultural story

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Cancelled by coronavirus

BY Ed West / 2 mins

We are heading towards a socialist future

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Tucker Carlson is America’s Saviour

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Pandemics are the ultimate stress test for nations

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Woke capital had a field day on International Women’s day

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why conservatism is doomed

BY Ed West / 9 mins

How kids’ books became universally woke

BY Ed West / 5 mins

Mary Beard is the exception that proves the rule

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Will coronavirus change the world?

BY Ed West / 8 mins

The danger of free speech zones

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Criticisms of Priti Patel have sinister undertones

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Schools don’t teach about the British Empire — and that’s a good thing

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Mr Jones is a lesson in the dangers of groupthink

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Here’s to Chaucer Lane and Attlee Avenue!

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why arranged marriages make sense

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Middle-class patriotism goes underground

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Take that, Leavers: some British things might be slightly foreign

BY Ed West / 2 mins

These days, Peter the Hermit would have a blue tick

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Hungary is ahead of the curve on population policy

BY Ed West / 2 mins

France still sees itself as the Protector of Catholicism

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Everything you know about Europe is wrong

BY Ed West / 7 mins

Casting ethnic minority actors in period roles is political

BY Ed West / 2 mins

In praise of hereditary politicians

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Elites don’t preach what they practise

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Did Twitter anti-diplomacy prevent war with Iran?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Ricky Gervais is a fool — in all the right ways

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Conservatives should capture the Green movement

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Will China end America’s culture wars?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The Two Popes is made in liberal Hollywood’s image

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Will Boris fight for middle-aged men?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why we need the BBC more than ever

BY Ed West / 2 mins

What’s the matter with Bolsover?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why Tories are becoming extinct

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Stop comparing Boris to Trump

BY Ed West / < 1 min

The Lib Dems should have got my vote, but they won’t

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Communism creeps into America

BY Ed West / < 1 min

There’s nothing taboo about the Anglo Saxons

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why haven’t we banned cars yet?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Is Jordan Peterson a gateway to the alt-right?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Britain’s divisions go way, way back

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Elsa goes all Elizabeth Warren in Frozen 2

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Young Tories can’t find a place to live

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Even a royalist like me struggles with the Windsors

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why child labour beats school

BY Ed West / 5 mins

Talk of ‘Empire’ is a Remainer fantasy

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Woke capital’s new low: murder is now a ‘mistake’

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The five historical dramas Netflix should make next

BY Ed West / 3 mins

Good news! Employers are struggling to fill low-wage jobs

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The Great Realignment: America got there first

BY Ed West / 2 mins

What really happened to the New Atheists

BY Ed West / 2 mins

‘Never apologise, never explain’ turns out to be right

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Did Oasis cause Manchester’s 21st-century economic boom?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Five demolished buildings we should rebuild

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Are Americans becoming less Christian?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

What will singleton society do to politics?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Harry Potter and the importance of soft power

BY Ed West / 7 mins

Important news of the day: the Eleanor Cross is safe

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Where’s the EU outrage at Spain’s brutal sentencing of separatists?

BY Ed West / < 1 min

How the Knights Templar explain Portuguese politics

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why #WeHeartGermany

BY Ed West / 2 mins

When will the Left get over WW2?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Brexit is going to drive us all mad

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Why #MeToo is a Christian movement

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Greta may be right, but the spectacle is wrong

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Tucker Carlson: America’s most important pundit

BY Ed West / < 1 min

Why’s Verhofstadt bigging up empire?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Four referendums that were never honoured

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Extreme? On all issues but one, the Tories have never been softer.

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The Tory rebels are the true conservatives

BY Ed West / 3 mins

Who is Josh Hawley and what does he believe in?

BY Ed West / 2 mins