Ed West

Ed West

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

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

Nigel Farage is a model ex-politician

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What toffs and plebs share

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Are we free on Freedom Day?

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What would victory have meant for England? Very little

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The West’s cultural revolution is over

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Fifteen reasons why Denmark is the best country in the world

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How a Luftwaffe goalkeeper won over English fans

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England’s war with Germany will never be over

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How many male friends do you really have?

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The emptiness of ‘British values’

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What’s causing the rise in hospitality wages?

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The self-loathing of Britain’s elites

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

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Can the monarchy survive?

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The latest nonsense US import: ‘BIPOC’

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Fascism isn’t coming

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The historical myths about Britain that actually need correcting

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Dominic Cummings is writing history

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A crime wave in the poorest areas shames BLM

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Who destroyed Prince Harry?

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Why the Left gave up on Israel

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How the Anglo-Saxons built England

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There will be no anti-woke rebellion

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Is it the Tories who are doomed?

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Remembering the Unitarian roots of The Guardian

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Who reads the Daily Mail?

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

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Why no one watched the Oscars

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St George was actually Turkish — take that, racists!

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How George Floyd became a martyr

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How Game of Thrones saved the North

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Philip, Prince of Nowhere

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How God created the West

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It’s all America’s fault

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The tyranny of diversity training

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Why are journalists so Left-wing?

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Why we love to hate the French

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How the Tories can reclaim the cities

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The lockdown that created Frankenstein

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More pubs, less extremism

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Why monarchies are more tolerant

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The EU are the populists now

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Is Netflix behind the Covid baby bust?

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Are you a ‘basic conservative’?

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White narcissism, not white supremacy, is plaguing America

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The fantasy of English freedom

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Is this the solution to Britain’s housing crisis?

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America’s radical young rich are out of control

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Why nationalism matters

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The phoney War on Woke

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The new reign of the imperious slay queen

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My dog is ruining my life

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Can Twitter exist in a democracy?

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Why funny men are the most dangerous

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Bring back Tony Blair!

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Charting the decline of the American Republic

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Brexit: was it worth it?

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Christmas cancelled? Some alternative festival ideas…

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Brexit: was it worth it?

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Wanted: a female Jordan Peterson

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Love, not money, will save the Union

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“Accentism” is real, but impossible to end

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Why 2021 is going to be a fantastic year for Britain

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Welcome to the new Middle Ages

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Later-life marriage means fewer conservatives

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Trump Derangement Syndrome is here to stay

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Who’s really being nostalgic, Sir John?

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Could the end be nigh for the royal family?

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The return of Perfidious Albion

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The Dutch auction for WFH elites has begun

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America’s history is swallowing our own

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Why the young hate the Tories

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Prince Harry should try looking the East End in the face

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The liberal case for empire

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Old punks never die — they just become conservatives

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It’s time for Britain to return to a heptarchy

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Anti-racism is a virtue gone mad

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The English have always been drunkards

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

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Why won’t Right-wingers wear masks?

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Why liberals are more alike than conservatives

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Tucker exposes Hannity’s outdated conservatism

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What if Leave and Remain switched sides?

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Why progressivism is flourishing in the US

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Yes, there is such a thing as Englishness

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Happy Bastille Day! Cancelling people since 1789…

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How a 1990s book predicted 2020

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Should we decolonise Constantinople?

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Welcome to the Age of Unreality

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As a conservative, I mourn the loss of liberalism

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For the international class, Brexit is a parochial concern

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2020 and the coming of neo-feudalism

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Why the rich are revolting

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Don’t kid yourselves, this isn’t 1968

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

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Unfortunately, political sectarianism is only going to get worse

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Pandemics and climate change spelled the end for Rome

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Slowly but surely, Britain is turning into America

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

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Who are the corona tribes?

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Covid-19 is giving me weird dreams

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Who says a Covid recession would mean more people dead?

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Coronavirus coverage is making me feel ill

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Boris in the ICU makes this crisis too much to bear

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Weirdo conservatives were the first to spot the Covid threat

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

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Let Brits pick their own fruit!

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I miss the culture warriors

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

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Cancelled by coronavirus

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We are heading towards a socialist future

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Tucker Carlson is America’s Saviour

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Pandemics are the ultimate stress test for nations

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

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Why conservatism is doomed

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How kids’ books became universally woke

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Mary Beard is the exception that proves the rule

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Will coronavirus change the world?

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The danger of free speech zones

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Criticisms of Priti Patel have sinister undertones

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

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Mr Jones is a lesson in the dangers of groupthink

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Here’s to Chaucer Lane and Attlee Avenue!

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Why arranged marriages make sense

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Middle-class patriotism goes underground

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

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These days, Peter the Hermit would have a blue tick

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Hungary is ahead of the curve on population policy

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France still sees itself as the Protector of Catholicism

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Everything you know about Europe is wrong

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Casting ethnic minority actors in period roles is political

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In praise of hereditary politicians

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Elites don’t preach what they practise

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Did Twitter anti-diplomacy prevent war with Iran?

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Ricky Gervais is a fool — in all the right ways

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Conservatives should capture the Green movement

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Will China end America’s culture wars?

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The Two Popes is made in liberal Hollywood’s image

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Will Boris fight for middle-aged men?

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Why we need the BBC more than ever

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What’s the matter with Bolsover?

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Why Tories are becoming extinct

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Stop comparing Boris to Trump

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

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Communism creeps into America

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There’s nothing taboo about the Anglo Saxons

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Why haven’t we banned cars yet?

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Is Jordan Peterson a gateway to the alt-right?

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Britain’s divisions go way, way back

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Elsa goes all Elizabeth Warren in Frozen 2

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Young Tories can’t find a place to live

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Even a royalist like me struggles with the Windsors

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Why child labour beats school

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Talk of ‘Empire’ is a Remainer fantasy

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

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The five historical dramas Netflix should make next

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

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The Great Realignment: America got there first

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What really happened to the New Atheists

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

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

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Five demolished buildings we should rebuild

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Are Americans becoming less Christian?

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What will singleton society do to politics?

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Harry Potter and the importance of soft power

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Important news of the day: the Eleanor Cross is safe

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

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How the Knights Templar explain Portuguese politics

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Why #WeHeartGermany

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When will the Left get over WW2?

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Brexit is going to drive us all mad

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Why #MeToo is a Christian movement

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Greta may be right, but the spectacle is wrong

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Tucker Carlson: America’s most important pundit

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Why’s Verhofstadt bigging up empire?

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Four referendums that were never honoured

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

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The Tory rebels are the true conservatives

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Who is Josh Hawley and what does he believe in?

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