Peter Hitchens

War of words: my battle to correct Wikipedia

18 August 2018 9:00 am

How can you be attacked by an encyclopaedia? Until last week I would have thought the idea as absurd as…

Marxism didn’t die. It’s alive and well and living among us

16 June 2018 9:00 am

I remember the autumn day in 1990 when they came to cart away the large hammer and sickle outside my…

Cult figure: Dr Jordan Peterson

Jordan Peterson doesn’t go nearly far enough

10 February 2018 9:00 am

Now that I seem to have become a prophet of doom, I wonder whether I should have been a guru…

We’re all poorer for the loss of our small rail lines

2 December 2017 9:00 am

To me, the strange words ‘Marsh Gibbon’ once meant I was nearly home. My heart lifted as we creaked and…

Peter Hitchens: Why I climbed on my soapbox after refusing to sign a university’s ‘free speech’ contract

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Where better to be than in Liverpool on a crisp autumn evening, haranguing an open-air meeting of students? I hadn’t…

Fair, just, brave: George Bell, Bishop of Chichester 1929–1958

The Church of England’s shameful betrayal of bishop George Bell

7 November 2015 9:00 am

The Church of England has produced a lot of good men and women, but very few great ones. It is…

Forget Chilcot. Here’s the inquiry we really need

5 September 2015 9:00 am

It might actually be better if Sir John Chilcot’s report is never published. I for one can no longer be…

It’s Nato that’s empire-building, not Putin

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Just for once, let us try this argument with an open mind, employing arithmetic and geography and going easy on…


7 December 2013 9:00 am

One of the joys of travelling to outposts of the Anglosphere is that it’s often much more British than Britain.…