Writers

How to argue with a racist

23 Jan / 5 mins

Adam Rutherford's new book wrestles with the difficult subject of race and science

View all posts by Giles Fraser

Dear Chancellor, we’ve written your speech for you — no need to thank us

View all posts by Peter Franklin

My party was wrecked by liberals and Toytown revolutionaries. Here's how to vanquish them


Is this the end for Labour?

13 Dec / 4 mins

View all posts by Paul Embery

The modern Labour Party decries patriotism and believes Britain's enemies always 'have a point'

View all posts by James Bloodworth

The presenter's victory isn't an elitist moment: it's part of a long battle for equality and dignity

View all posts by Julie Bindel

Xi Jinping is not leading the nation on a path of slow evolution towards liberal democracy

View all posts by John Gray

Donald Trump will win, national populism in Europe will continue apace and the Green movement will grow

View all posts by Matthew Goodwin

The finest minds lose all their nuance when they get political on Twitter

View all posts by Freddie Sayers

Notionally scientific parenting questions are in truth vehicles for class and cultural debates

View all posts by Mary Harrington

Why the drugs don’t work

21 Jan / 5 mins

Thousands are given ineffective medicines because trial data is purposely skewed


How racist are you?

15 Jan / 7 mins

View all posts by Tom Chivers

Kurt Anderson's Fantasyland explores the US tendency to blur fact with fiction

View all posts by Justin Webb

Thanks to celebrities, more people are demanding help — while those most in need are overlooked


How liars become leaders

27 Dec / 4 mins

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Norway has eradicated child road deaths. With the same political will we could fix some of our most intractable issues

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

If the duchy is to survive Brexit, it needs better infrastructure

View all posts by Tanya Gold

British liberals have created a Europe of their imagination, but how closely does it resemble reality?

View all posts by Ed West