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The act of voting feels less like an act of communal solidarity than an angry tribal denunciation of the other side

View all posts by Giles Fraser

Why did the titans of British politics do so little to heal the Brexit rift?


Why not cancel Nancy Astor?

29 Nov / 4 mins

View all posts by Douglas Murray

How a national identity crisis became the subject of international ridicule

View all posts by Jenny McCartney

Is this the end for Labour?

13 Dec / 4 mins

It would be too easy to pin the blame for the election calamity on Corbyn


Why Glasgow deserves better

05 Dec / 7 mins

View all posts by Paul Embery

Each of the main parties is woefully inadequate; I'm voting for none of the above

View all posts by James Bloodworth

The Ideal Scotsman casts an empathetic eye over the men who wear tartan skirts

View all posts by Julie Bindel

SJWs don't want to improve society. They want to overthrow the existing social order

View all posts by John Gray

Following his resounding win, the PM will no longer be able to leave his political creed undefined

View all posts by Matthew Goodwin

Behind the Tory victory stands a mass of voices that have long been excluded from politics

View all posts by Mary Harrington

Male and female are scientific reality — even if Jo Swinson doesn't agree

View all posts by Tom Chivers

Both Left and Right have turned on California, tired of the dysfunctional state's hypocrisy

View all posts by Justin Webb

Gifting may be economically illiterate — but giving the right present is so good for the soul

View all posts by Polly Mackenzie

The Tory tradition could be under threat in a slab of rock-solid Surrey

View all posts by Ian Birrell

Cancel culture is not about righting wrongs or making the world more tolerant

View all posts by Meghan Murphy

The Potteries voted to Leave by the biggest margin of any large town or city. A local lad went back to his birthplace to find out why


Macron’s Brexit plan

10 Oct / 6 mins

View all posts by John Lichfield

There are huge demographic challenges facing the Conservative Party in coming years

View all posts by Ed West