The digital habit

16 February 2024 4:00 am

In an era that claims to value the authentic, the direct and the natural, the word “processed” has negative connotations,…

Why won’t the Conservatives stand up for conservatism any more?

30 December 2022 1:59 am

Is it supposed to be enough for those of us of a culturally and socially conservative persuasion to know that some Tory…

The Shakespearean tragedy of Liz Truss

19 October 2022 8:25 pm

In his book The Five Basic Plots, Christopher Booker outlines five stages of tragedy: anticipation, dream, frustration, nightmare, destruction. So…

Liz Cheney is the GOP’s worst enemy

1 July 2022 12:15 pm

Liz Cheney made two interesting moves last week. One, she was among the fourteen House Republican who voted to pass the…

Does Liz Cheney want to be a Republican?

21 November 2021 12:03 pm

Last weekend, the Wyoming GOP Central Committee voted not to recognize Liz Cheney as a member of the Republican Party by a…

Liz Cheney, pioneer girl

27 October 2021 1:02 pm

Cowboy State Daily reports that Liz Cheney’s House campaign has so far hauled in $5 million in donations this year, some millions more than in Cheney’s previous…

Liz Cheney is running scared in Wyoming

6 October 2021 2:32 pm

Last Wednesday, Rep. Liz Cheney seized the opportunity during a House Armed Services Committee hearing to apologize to Gen. Mark…

The Tunisian paradox

1 September 2021 12:30 am

‘We swore to defend the constitution,’ shouted the deputy speaker of the Tunisian parliament, to which a young soldier retorted,…

Is communism authoritarian capitalism?

30 June 2021 9:00 am

On July 1, 1921, the founding congress of the Chinese Communist party was held in Shanghai, when 12 men gathered in…

Don't blame 'white privilege' for the plight of working-class kids

24 June 2021 6:58 pm

Tory MP Robert Halfon is right to say that the underachievement of white working-class students is a ‘major social injustice’. He is also…

Richard Dawkins' views on Down's syndrome aren't a surprise

18 May 2021 3:58 pm

Irish radio host Brendan O’Connor is not interested in having an emotional discussion. He’s just curious: if a man of…

Meghan’s critics and defenders are both wrong

6 March 2021 1:09 am

When it comes to Harry and Meghan, is it time for everyone to take a collective deep breath? With the…

Can Boris be reinfected with Covid?

17 November 2020 4:27 am

Boris Johnson is self-isolating in Downing Street after hosting an MP who subsequently tested positive for Covid-19. As we all…

Lockdown cycles

18 October 2020 5:30 pm

The appearance of SARS CoV-2 has been deemed worthy of extraordinary measures to contain or suppress its spread. With a…

Following the evidence for hospital admissions

4 October 2020 5:23 pm

The recent warnings of exponential growth of Covid-19 cases, inevitably followed by a rise in hospital admissions, is one focus…