Ed West

Ed West

Ed West is the Senior Editor of UnHerd. His book Tory Boy is published by Constable

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Ed West is the Senior Editor of UnHerd. His book Tory Boy is published by Constable

Why wokeism won’t rule the world

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why the French are revolting

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Boomers: the luckiest generation that ever lived

BY Ed West / 7 mins

Will the Amish take over America?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why I’m not renewing my Irish passport

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Life is one big status game

BY Ed West / 7 mins

Why Britain loves camping

BY Ed West / 6 mins

How high fertility rates drove Afghanistan’s tragedy

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why the Left can’t meme

BY Ed West / 8 mins

Proof: The progressive revolution arrived before Trump

BY Ed West / 3 mins

America has become its own worst enemy

BY Ed West / 7 mins

It’s the Reformation all over again

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Nigel Farage is a model ex-politician

BY Ed West / 2 mins

What toffs and plebs share

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Are we free on Freedom Day?

BY Ed West / 6 mins

What would victory have meant for England? Very little

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The West’s cultural revolution is over

BY Ed West / 7 mins

Fifteen reasons why Denmark is the best country in the world

BY Ed West / 3 mins

How a Luftwaffe goalkeeper won over English fans

BY Ed West / 2 mins

England’s war with Germany will never be over

BY Ed West / 6 mins

How many male friends do you really have?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The emptiness of ‘British values’

BY Ed West / 6 mins

What’s causing the rise in hospitality wages?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The self-loathing of Britain’s elites

BY Ed West / 11 mins

Why didn’t we shut the border with India sooner?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Can the monarchy survive?

BY Ed West / 6 mins

The latest nonsense US import: ‘BIPOC’

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Fascism isn’t coming

BY Ed West / 6 mins

The historical myths about Britain that actually need correcting

BY Ed West / 3 mins

Dominic Cummings is writing history

BY Ed West / 5 mins

A crime wave in the poorest areas shames BLM

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Who destroyed Prince Harry?

BY Ed West / 5 mins

Why the Left gave up on Israel

BY Ed West / 6 mins

How the Anglo-Saxons built England

BY Ed West / 7 mins

There will be no anti-woke rebellion

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Is it the Tories who are doomed?

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Remembering the Unitarian roots of The Guardian

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Who reads the Daily Mail?

BY Ed West / 7 mins

If I were Mayor of London, here are 10 cities I’d copy

BY Ed West / 3 mins

Why no one watched the Oscars

BY Ed West / 2 mins

St George was actually Turkish — take that, racists!

BY Ed West / 2 mins

How George Floyd became a martyr

BY Ed West / 6 mins

How Game of Thrones saved the North

BY Ed West / 7 mins

Philip, Prince of Nowhere

BY Ed West / 7 mins

How God created the West

BY Ed West / 10 mins

It’s all America’s fault

BY Ed West / 6 mins

The tyranny of diversity training

BY Ed West / 7 mins

Why are journalists so Left-wing?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why we love to hate the French

BY Ed West / 5 mins

How the Tories can reclaim the cities

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The lockdown that created Frankenstein

BY Ed West / 7 mins

More pubs, less extremism

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why monarchies are more tolerant

BY Ed West / 5 mins

The EU are the populists now

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Is Netflix behind the Covid baby bust?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Are you a ‘basic conservative’?

BY Ed West / 6 mins

White narcissism, not white supremacy, is plaguing America

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The fantasy of English freedom

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Is this the solution to Britain’s housing crisis?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

America’s radical young rich are out of control

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why nationalism matters

BY Ed West / 6 mins

The phoney War on Woke

BY Ed West / 6 mins

The new reign of the imperious slay queen

BY Ed West / 2 mins

My dog is ruining my life

BY Ed West / 5 mins

Can Twitter exist in a democracy?

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Why funny men are the most dangerous

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Bring back Tony Blair!

BY Ed West / 3 mins

Charting the decline of the American Republic

BY Ed West / 10 mins

Brexit: was it worth it?

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Christmas cancelled? Some alternative festival ideas…

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Brexit: was it worth it?

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Wanted: a female Jordan Peterson

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Love, not money, will save the Union

BY Ed West / 2 mins

“Accentism” is real, but impossible to end

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why 2021 is going to be a fantastic year for Britain

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Welcome to the new Middle Ages

BY Ed West / 7 mins

Later-life marriage means fewer conservatives

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Trump Derangement Syndrome is here to stay

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Who’s really being nostalgic, Sir John?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Could the end be nigh for the royal family?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The return of Perfidious Albion

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The Dutch auction for WFH elites has begun

BY Ed West / 2 mins

America’s history is swallowing our own

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why the young hate the Tories

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Prince Harry should try looking the East End in the face

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The liberal case for empire

BY Ed West / 8 mins

Old punks never die — they just become conservatives

BY Ed West / 2 mins

It’s time for Britain to return to a heptarchy

BY Ed West / 3 mins

Anti-racism is a virtue gone mad

BY Ed West / 2 mins

The English have always been drunkards

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Why I’m no longer talking to white liberals about race

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why won’t Right-wingers wear masks?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why liberals are more alike than conservatives

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Tucker exposes Hannity’s outdated conservatism

BY Ed West / 2 mins

What if Leave and Remain switched sides?

BY Ed West / 6 mins

Why progressivism is flourishing in the US

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Yes, there is such a thing as Englishness

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Happy Bastille Day! Cancelling people since 1789…

BY Ed West / 2 mins

How a 1990s book predicted 2020

BY Ed West / 7 mins

Should we decolonise Constantinople?

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Welcome to the Age of Unreality

BY Ed West / 2 mins

As a conservative, I mourn the loss of liberalism

BY Ed West / 3 mins

For the international class, Brexit is a parochial concern

BY Ed West / 2 mins

2020 and the coming of neo-feudalism

BY Ed West / 2 mins

Why the rich are revolting

BY Ed West / 7 mins

Don’t kid yourselves, this isn’t 1968

BY Ed West / 3 mins

Some Brexit voters aren’t going to like Whiggish Global Britain

BY Ed West / 2 mins

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