Ancient and modern

Thucydides on Donald Trump

17 November 2016 3:00 pm

‘America’s journey into the great unknown’, screamed a headline greeting Donald Trump’s election as next President of the United States.…

Mob law

12 November 2016 9:00 am

Frenzied outrage from Leavers and comical paeans of praise from Remainers greeted the High Court’s decision to instruct government that Parliament…

Mob law

10 November 2016 3:00 pm

Frenzied outrage from Leavers and comical paeans of praise from Remainers greeted the High Court’s decision to instruct government that Parliament…

Hippocrates’ prescription

5 November 2016 9:00 am

Doctors are being urged not to tell patients what is best for them but to lay out the options and…

Hippocrates’ prescription

3 November 2016 3:00 pm

Doctors are being urged not to tell patients what is best for them but to lay out the options and…

Corbyn and the Old Oligarch

29 October 2016 9:00 am

With the Labour party reduced to a cult in honour of the vain and incompetent Jeremy Corbyn, the Tory party…

Corbyn and the Old Oligarch

27 October 2016 2:00 pm

With the Labour party reduced to a cult in honour of the vain and incompetent Jeremy Corbyn, the Tory party…

From Socrates to Boris

22 October 2016 9:00 am

In writing an article that argued both for and against the European Union, Boris Johnson was following a solidly classical…

From Socrates to Boris

20 October 2016 2:00 pm

In writing an article that argued both for and against the European Union, Boris Johnson was following a solidly classical…

Diogenes vs Theresa May

15 October 2016 9:00 am

‘If you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere,’ proclaimed Theresa May in a speech…

Diogenes vs Theresa May

13 October 2016 2:00 pm

‘If you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere,’ proclaimed Theresa May in a speech…

Augustus vs Jeremy Corbyn

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected leader of the Labour party not by MPs but by his teenage ‘fans’ in Momentum.…

Augustus vs Jeremy Corbyn

6 October 2016 2:00 pm

Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected leader of the Labour party not by MPs but by his teenage ‘fans’ in Momentum.…

Let the right ones in

1 October 2016 9:00 am

As the UK prepares for Brexit into the big wide world outside, it has been pointed out that the Foreign…

Let the right ones in

29 September 2016 1:00 pm

As the UK prepares for Brexit into the big wide world outside, it has been pointed out that the Foreign…

Pericles vs Juncker

24 September 2016 9:00 am

The hopelessness of the EU is well demonstrated by the current rhetoric issuing from its inner chambers: that Britain must…

Pericles vs Juncker

22 September 2016 1:00 pm

The hopelessness of the EU is well demonstrated by the current rhetoric issuing from its inner chambers: that Britain must…

Plato on grammar schools

17 September 2016 9:00 am

Theresa May wants to use grammar schools to create a meritocratic, ‘socially mobile’ society at a cost of £50 million.…

Plato on grammar schools

15 September 2016 1:00 pm

Theresa May wants to use grammar schools to create a meritocratic, ‘socially mobile’ society at a cost of £50 million.…

Aristotle on Brexit voters

10 September 2016 9:00 am

It comes as no surprise to find that there has recently been much talk among Brexit supporters about ‘the wisdom…

Aristotle on Brexit voters

8 September 2016 1:00 pm

It comes as no surprise to find that there has recently been much talk among Brexit supporters about ‘the wisdom…

Nero’s scandalous spads

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Theresa May has brought her own advisers with her into No. 10, and as usual the knives are out for…

Nero’s scandalous spads

25 August 2016 1:00 pm

Theresa May has brought her own advisers with her into No. 10, and as usual the knives are out for…

Above the law

20 August 2016 9:00 am

Because no country can interfere in another’s legal system, there is little the UK can do to help the six…

Above the law

18 August 2016 1:00 pm

Because no country can interfere in another’s legal system, there is little the UK can do to help the six…