politics and the economy
2016: A war of words against the people
26 December 2016
The anti-populist rhetoric of the elite is now off the scale.
5 December 2016
These ballot-box uprisings are more liberal than the elites they’re targeting.
Populism: a defence
29 November 2016
Anti-populism is often just anti-democracy.
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.