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Prince Harry gets his second job in 24 hours

25 March 2021 3:35 am

President Biden’s stimulus splurge is clearly working wonders, given the newfound desire of American companies to stuff dollars into Prince…

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If you must be white, try to be LGBTQ

24 March 2021 10:12 pm

Poor Colin Kahl. The Stanford professor is qualified, experienced, and shares President Biden’s views on defense and foreign policy. Ordinarily,…

Mass shootings and the presumption of whiteness

24 March 2021 5:34 am

‘A lie will gallop halfway round the world before the truth has time to pull its breeches on.’ So said…

Teen Vogue, victimhood Top Trumps and the coming race war 

19 March 2021 11:57 pm

Just two weeks ago, Alexi McCammond was wheeled out as the new editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, which uses the brand…

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Tucker Carlson is the new Trump — because there is nobody else

16 March 2021 11:20 pm

‘Tucker Carlson is the new Donald Trump.’ So said CNN’s Brian Stelter on his Sunday program, Reliable Sources. Stelter was…

Is Europe punishing Britain for its vaccine success?

16 March 2021 4:20 am

Is it health and safety — or grubby EU vs Brexit politics? That’s the guessing game going on all the…

Vogue declares war on ‘niggling’

13 March 2021 8:50 am

In the wake of Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview, much American commentary has been focused on the beastly British tabloid…

Mum’s the word: British university scraps the word ‘mother’

12 March 2021 3:10 am

Universities have traditionally played an important role in preparing young people for a life outside academia. These days, though, it…

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Taylor Lorenz and the media’s sacred cows

11 March 2021 11:43 pm

How sacred is a New York Times reporter? Is one required to kowtow in their presence, or merely bow? If…

Did Meghan Markle cost Piers Morgan his job?

11 March 2021 1:51 am

Piers Morgan quit his job as co-host of Good Morning Britain yesterday, following a formal complaint from Meghan Markle to…

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Sigh Ngo more: Mumford disowns a son

11 March 2021 1:09 am

Pity the poor rockstar who finds himself embroiled in the culture wars because he liked the wrong book. Winston Marshall,…

Why isn’t Archie a prince?

9 March 2021 1:10 am

Viewers watching Harry and Meghan’s interview with Oprah on CBS last night were treated to a host of bombshells on…

Is your three-month-old baby racist?

4 March 2021 5:34 am

Conservatives like feeling outraged, but they don’t often like to earn their outrage. For most, it’s enough to wait for…

President Biden vs Dr Seuss

2 March 2021 7:58 pm

The children’s author Theodore Seuss Geisel lived his entire life not just as a staunch progressive, but even as the…

Pints and proposals at CPAC in Orlando

28 February 2021 10:54 am

The Conservative Political Action Conference is in full swing. The ACU has upped sticks and thrown its annual shindig in…

America is back — and still bombing Syria

27 February 2021 1:14 am

Presidents come, presidents go — but they all end up launching military airstrikes on the Middle East. Last night Joe…

Inside the American Moment launch party

25 February 2021 8:27 am

What will the conservative movement look like post-Trump? Establishment Republicans seem eager to shake former President Donald Trump’s influence on…

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Biden goes back to school with Dr Fauci

24 February 2021 1:29 am

We’ve all had to learn more than enough about pathogens in recent months — how contagion spreads, how our immune…

Harvard study: reparations for slavery would reduce COVID-19 infections

21 February 2021 11:04 pm

Throughout the dark years of the Trump administration, brave, isolated voices in America’s richest, most liberal cities needed a means…

CNN is complicit in the Cuomo COVID cover-up

17 February 2021 3:48 am

Last week, the homepage of CNN announced that ‘The story keeps getting worse for Andrew Cuomo on COVID-19.’ The story, penned…

The Biden administration’s bad romance

15 February 2021 8:50 am

In a modern romance reminiscent of the classics, two star-crossed lovers found one another on the fair 2020 campaign trail.…

Something stupid this way comes

11 February 2021 11:41 pm

The mandarins of Qing China claimed the Mandate of Heaven. The French noblesse d’épée tied their privileges to a thousand…

Meghan Markle, the perfect Californian politician

9 February 2021 4:24 am

Royal summits are often lavish affairs shown to us lowly peasants through photo spreads in Us Weekly and People. Cockburn…

Cockburn’s short, handy guide to the new political language

5 February 2021 11:17 pm

Words have been redefined for political purposes for a long time. In 2021, however, euphemisms are spreading with particular celerity.…

All hail the ‘reality czar’!

3 February 2021 9:27 pm

America has 330 million people, and not all of them are in complete agreement about what is true and what…