Ian Buruma

The Dreyfus Affair continues to haunt France to this day

20 April 2024 9:00 am

Inspired by the likes of Éric Zemmour, the extreme right is not only reviving reactionary ideas but even questioning the innocence of Captain Dreyfus himself

The problem with westerners seeking oriental enlightenment

27 January 2024 9:00 am

Those chasing after blissful satori never seem interested in the people who actually live in Asia. They want to float in higher spheres

The myth of Japan’s warrior spirit

25 September 2021 9:00 am

Japan won’t save us from China

Why leaving the EU wouldn’t make Britain any more free

19 March 2016 9:00 am

‘Out’ campaigners picture leaving the EU as a liberation. It wouldn’t be

Ian Buruma’s notebook: Teenagers discover Montaigne the blogger

22 February 2014 9:00 am

Bard College in upstate New York, where I teach in the spring semester, is an interesting institution, once better known…