David Goodhart

The reactionary bohemian: Jeremy Clarke was one of a kind

27 May 2023 9:00 am

Modestly brilliant, dedicatedly hedonistic — Jeremy Clarke was a complete one-off

Has Keir Starmer found the sweet spot in British politics?

22 November 2022 11:34 pm

Are the final obstacles in the way of a comfortable Labour victory at the next election being swept away? The…

How to fix Britain’s broken asylum system

20 March 2022 7:00 pm

Asylum is often seen as a simple morality tale—the generous spirited are in favour of it, the hard-hearted against. And…

Getting down to levelling up

3 October 2021 4:01 pm

It is often assumed that Britain’s Conservatives are on the same journey as the US Republicans, shifting their voter base…

Can Britain stop migrants crossing the Channel?

2 July 2021 6:00 pm

How do we stop those pesky boats from crossing the English Channel? How about yet another reorganisation of the Home…

Let's use this crisis to tackle Britain's woeful skills shortage

13 May 2020 5:49 pm

Training. What a turn-off. The very word casts a shadow over the page. That is partly because it has become…

The age of incivility: how social media amplifies our differences

9 June 2018 9:00 am

How long ago it now seems that the big political worry was apathy. Today, wherever you look — Brexit negotiations,…

The Windrush debacle is not as straightforward as it seems

5 May 2018 9:00 am

The idea that left vs right has been replaced by open vs closed is one of the most self-serving conceits…

Europe’s biggest Brexit fear? That we’ll flourish outside the EU

6 January 2018 9:00 am

What do Europeans really think about Brexit? Do they secretly admire our unexpected decision to walk away from all those…

Racism is a grey area

28 October 2017 9:00 am

This book is an exercise in crying wolf that utterly fails to prove its main thesis: that Europe is abandoning…