politics and the economy
Britain’s Shrinking Executive
The American Interest,
15 July 2014
Britain is leaping head first into the juridicalization of its politics. It will regret it.
The rise and rise of the boomerang generation
15 July 2014
Record number of young people still live with their parents as they struggle to buy a home. By Jack Doyle, political correspondent.
Stop pathologising people who vote for Eurosceptic parties
27 May 2014
They aren’t just ‘protest voters’ or a mob – they’re searching for solidarity.
RIP Gabriel Kolko, a true free thinker
20 May 2014
Why Kolko's work stirred the minds of my Sixties generation.
Ukraine: the Culture Wars turn bloody
13 May 2014
The instability in Ukraine is a product of a West-v-East battle over values.
Why the propaganda war on UKIP has failed
6 May 2014
Farage’s popularity exposes the aloofness of the political class.
The infantile diplomacy behind demonising Russia
24 March 2014
The self-righteousness of the West’s new Russia-bashers is astonishing.
Who’s to blame for the unravelling of Ukraine?
3 March 2014
Thoughtless Western interference is pushing Ukraine to the brink.
Don’t give Jobbik the victim status it craves
23 January 2014
Excluding it from Britain would only play into its conspiratorial narrative.
Modern slavery: an invented crime
16 December 2013
The myth of modern slavery is built on dodgy stats and political opportunism.