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black lives matter religion

Is Black Lives Matter a religion for woke white people?

4 June 2020 9:51 pm

The most memorable footage of the Black Lives Matter protests, and perhaps the creepiest, doesn’t capture any acts of violence,…

nihilism

The creeping nihilism of the American left

4 June 2020 9:45 pm

The twin temptations of American liberalism are to radical excess and conservative stasis. Because liberalism is a practical philosophy of…

What's the truth about coronavirus and North Korea?

4 June 2020 7:25 pm

South Korea is one of the world’s success stories for tackling coronavirus and president Moon Jae-in’s approval ratings have soared…

The NHS has quietly changed its trans guidance to reflect reality

4 June 2020 5:44 pm

Imagine you have a child who says they believe they were born in the wrong body, describing what amounts to…

luck

Lady Luck has deserted Trump

4 June 2020 1:39 pm

‘The crime and violence that today afflicts our nation will soon come to an end,’ said Donald Trump on July…

black

Which black lives matter?

4 June 2020 8:54 am

There is practically universal agreement that George Floyd was unjustly killed by police officer Derek Chauvin and that his life…

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Bill de Blasio unites cops and protesters — in disgust

4 June 2020 5:02 am

New York City is crumbling into shambolic lawlessness and its citizens are growing more afraid and frustrated by the day.…

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The protests have not ended COVID-19

4 June 2020 4:09 am

Remember when peaceful protesters of the economic lockdown were smeared for apparently putting lives at risk by utilizing their First…

Why is Ben & Jerry’s lecturing us about 'white supremacy'?

4 June 2020 1:04 am

When this chapter in America’s history of its struggle against racism is written, two names will stand out among all…

Twitter Flags Two Of President's Trump Tweets

Twitter’s fact-check reignites calls for big tech regulation

3 June 2020 11:38 pm

Twitter began ‘fact-checking’ President Trump’s tweets for the first time last week, raising questions about the role that social media…

civilization

How to destroy civilization

3 June 2020 9:14 pm

Yogi Berra was right: it’s déjà vu all over again. Just turn on the evening news. If you are old…

Inside the final act of the Brexit drama

3 June 2020 7:51 pm

The fourth round of official Brexit negotiations resumed on Tuesday, screen-to-screen. They will determine whether the stalemate can be broken…

Boris Johnson's backbench problem

3 June 2020 6:59 pm

After spending Tuesday afternoon queuing in a socially distanced conga line across the parliamentary estate, many MPs found themselves in…

Contact tracing may be more of a placebo than a cure

3 June 2020 6:44 pm

We have been told by the Government that an effective test, track and trace programme is the key to ‘controlling’…

riot

A night in an American riot

3 June 2020 8:13 am

Race riots have gripped the nation over the past week, eclipsing the peaceful protesters demanding justice for the death of…

china

Dear dictators: don’t lecture the US on how to treat its people

3 June 2020 8:00 am

If you’ve been watching the news, you would think the United States is a third world nation on the verge…

children

Children of the revolution

3 June 2020 4:07 am

Some steal their luxury leisure goods, but others take their leisure by the luxury of right, and all of it…

manhattan

Mayhem in Manhattan

3 June 2020 1:22 am

It’s important — and easy — to tell the difference between protesters and looters. Just as New York should have…

The UK isn't taking the risk of contact tracing fraud seriously

3 June 2020 12:17 am

Experts have a get-out clause of which politicians can only dream when they are speaking from the podium at press briefings.…

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This riot is brought to you by Nike

3 June 2020 12:16 am

In Chicago last weekend 82 people were shot, 22 of them fatally. Between May 2019 and late May 2020, homicide…

The double standards of the London protestors

2 June 2020 8:12 pm

So now we know. All the things said about Dominic Cummings – that he shattered the lockdown, that he thinks…

A statement from the chairman of The Spectator

2 June 2020 4:30 pm

In common with thousands of companies up and down the country, The Spectator magazine group availed itself of government funds…

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War footing: can Trump turn left-wing protests into victory?

2 June 2020 12:23 pm

Don’t cross Donald Trump. Trump originally ran for the presidency because Barack Obama mocked him at the White House Correspondents’…

small Shop owners survey the damage to their store in Philadelphia, PA

Pity the shopkeepers

2 June 2020 6:32 am

Small businesses in America have been hit by a devastating double whammy. Stores that managed to survive the economic shutdown…

America’s riots could be contagious

2 June 2020 2:44 am

It’s kind of amazing. For weeks we have been arguing about the minute details of viral transmission. Can you be…