politics and the economy
Fidel Castro: A tragic cold war figure
26 November 2016
How the US and Soviet Union helped turn Castro into a dictator.
Brexit pity parties show how out of touch academia is
Times Higher Education,
14 July 2016
The mournful mood on campus and the disparagement and silencing of Leave supporters betray an isolated scholarly class.
Revolt of the Others
30 June 2016
Britain is effectively Two Nations, and one has just risen up.
It’s not the economy, stupid. It’s a fight for democracy
7 June 2016
On the EU, ignore the expert and trust the public.
Europe’s democratic legacy betrayed
30 May 2016
The EU elite is defined by its fear of popular sovereignty.
Project Fear: The exhaustion of the elites
18 May 2016
The EU referendum debate has taken the politics of fear to a new low.
Reclaiming Europe from the EU
18 April 2016
The EU sees European history as a source of shame. It is wrong.
Europe’s migrant crisis: Hungary deserves a hearing
12 September 2015
Refugee crisis: Treating Hungary as a Heart of Darkness
10 September 2015
With no hint of irony, Western observers defend Syrian refugees while demonising Eastern Europeans.
Why the opinion polls got it so wrong
11 May 2015
In an era of ‘You can’t say that’, people aren’t always honest with pollsters.