Hugo Rifkind

Hugo Rifkind is a writer for the Times.

Hugo Rifkind: For now, I’m choosing to believe in Tommy Robinson’s conversion

12 October 2013 9:00 am

I’ve often thought it might be interesting to meet Tommy Robinson, or Stephen Lennon, or whatever one is supposed to…

For the time being, I am choosing to believe this far-right conversion story

10 October 2013 2:00 pm

I’ve often thought it might be interesting to meet Tommy Robinson, or Stephen Lennon, or whatever one is supposed to…

Hugo Rifkind: I spy complete indifference towards being spied

28 September 2013 9:00 am

Oh, but life’s easier if you’re American. Each and every last way the state meddles with your life is an…

Am I alone in being bothered about all this surveillance?

26 September 2013 1:00 pm

Oh, but life’s easier if you’re American. Each and every last way the state meddles with your life is an…

Boring politicians are a threat to democracy. That means you, Rachel Reeves

14 September 2013 9:00 am

I’ve never met the woman that the Newsnight editor Ian Katz this week accidentally described as ‘boring, snoring Rachel Reeves’,…

Boring politicians are a threat to democracy. That means you, Rachel Reeves

12 September 2013 1:00 pm

I’ve never met the woman that the Newsnight editor Ian Katz this week accidentally described as ‘boring, snoring Rachel Reeves’,…

By all means wring your hands over Syria. Just don’t ask me to trust you

31 August 2013 9:00 am

They’re getting the rebuttals in early, have you noticed that? You might call them a pre-emptive strikes. Here’s William Hague,…

By all means wring your hands over Syria. Just don’t ask me to trust you

29 August 2013 1:00 pm

They’re getting the rebuttals in early, have you noticed that? You might call them a pre-emptive strikes. Here’s William Hague,…

Why we should fear the new housing bubble

17 August 2013 9:00 am

It’s senseless to ask how things are going to end, because things as a general rule don’t. They rumble on,…

House prices are going up again. I fear this is not going to end well

15 August 2013 1:00 pm

It’s senseless to ask how things are going to end, because things as a general rule don’t. They rumble on,…

Sorry, but internet trolling will be with us forever

3 August 2013 9:00 am

This is not to be a column about Twitter. Can’t abide columns about Twitter. I’ve written a few, I know,…

Sorry, but internet trolling will be with us forever

1 August 2013 1:00 pm

This is not to be a column about Twitter. Can’t abide columns about Twitter. I’ve written a few, I know,…

It’s the summer of the topless man – and there’s nothing we can do to stop it

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Topless men. What does that mean, then? I was opposite one on the tube the other day, heading north from…

It’s the summer of the topless man,and there’s nothing we can do to stop it

18 July 2013 1:00 pm

Topless men. What does that mean, then? I was opposite one on the tube the other day, heading north from…

I’ll tell you what really devalues marriage: patronising, preachy little tax breaks

6 July 2013 9:00 am

The Conservative party is trying to redefine marriage. I can’t believe they think they’re going to get away with this.…

What business is it of the taxman whether I’m married or not?

4 July 2013 1:00 pm

The Conservative party is trying to redefine marriage. I can’t believe they think they’re going to get away with this.…

I’ve checked my privilege, thanks. I’m still right

6 June 2013 1:00 pm

This week, I bring you a dispatch from the frontline of pseudo-intellectual, metropolitan navel-gazing. This is, after all, what you…

Gay marriage, Europe, Swivelgate – it’s all about how old you are

23 May 2013 1:00 pm

We’ve got bogged down, that’s the thing. Bogged down and caught up, all at once. The Prime Minister is rude…