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washington

The Washington war zone

2 June 2020 2:24 am

Washington, DC Last night, I took my usual evening stroll in Friendship Heights, only to realize that it could have…

The lethal combination of Brexit and Covid

2 June 2020 12:04 am

The combination of Covid-19 and Brexit is a double whammy. The first was a haymaker that hit Britain from nowhere.…

civil rights

Republicans should now reclaim their strong history on civil rights

1 June 2020 10:55 pm

If you want a perfect example of how the progressive mindset betrays African Americans, look at the now viral video…

The Covid chasm between East and West

1 June 2020 9:33 pm

Sweden has received quite a kicking for its decision to avoid a lockdown: look at its death rate, critics say,…

The growing rebellion against quarantine for UK arrivals

1 June 2020 9:09 pm

The government’s most unpopular policy on its own benches is its plan to make almost everyone arriving in this country…

There is no justice in looting

1 June 2020 8:51 pm

‘Never deny, seldom affirm, always distinguish.’ We should dust off that old Jesuit adage in this season of American rioting.…

insurgency

Antifa’s American insurgency

31 May 2020 11:45 pm

We are witnessing glimmers of the full insurrection the far-left has been working toward for decades. The killing of George…

Could Keir Starmer become a populist politician?

31 May 2020 8:04 pm

It has been a remarkable week. Boris Johnson’s refusal to sack Dominic Cummings for what the vast majority of Britons…

lockdown

End the lockdown. Stop the riots

31 May 2020 3:10 am

These riots are not just about pent up frustration over police brutality and the murder of George Floyd under the…

antifa

Antifa’s white privilege

31 May 2020 1:54 am

There is no right to burn down your neighborhood, but it’s always an option. Freedom means choice, and real freedom…

riot

The roots of riot

31 May 2020 1:11 am

That LEGO set or Louis Vuitton bag you’ve always wanted can be yours free if you just wait for the…

The German Courts have just made Brexit talks easier

31 May 2020 12:52 am

The old division of leaver and remainer will not serve the best interests of the country as we go forward.…

Immunity to coronavirus may be far more widespread than thought

30 May 2020 8:00 pm

Two weeks ago I wrote hereabout a study by the La Jolla Institute for Immunology in California, which found that…

Boris Johnson's majority is not as big as it first appeared

30 May 2020 7:02 pm

The last week has shown that Boris Johnson’s majority of 80 isn’t as big as it first appeared, I say…

America’s immune system is failing

30 May 2020 6:48 pm

‘This American carnage stops right here and stops right now,’ said President Donald Trump in his inauguration speech on January…

It is a pity both Trump and Twitter can’t lose

30 May 2020 5:22 pm

It may be the ultimate Kissinger Dilemma: Donald Trump versus the platform that helped make Donald Trump president. Contemplating war…

A no-deal Brexit is now all but inevitable

30 May 2020 4:30 pm

Coronavirus is obscuring much about the future of the EU – and Britain’s relationship with it. Not everyone is joining…

Dominic Cummings is more powerful than ever

30 May 2020 3:25 pm

Power does not corrupt. It reveals. It was once said of Abraham Lincoln: ‘Nothing discloses real character like the use…

who world health organization

Trump severs ties with World Health Organization

30 May 2020 5:33 am

President Trump is cutting all US funding to the World Health Organization as of Friday afternoon. ‘China has total control…

law and order

Where is the law and order President?

30 May 2020 3:57 am

Donald Trump announced on Twitter this morning that the National Guard is standing by in Minneapolis. The Guard is ready…

amy klobuchar

Amy Klobuchar’s VP prospects are over

30 May 2020 3:40 am

Move over, Kamala — there’s a new bad sheriff in town. After the death of George Floyd at the hands…

What the fury about Cummings's road trip is really about

30 May 2020 2:06 am

Is Durhamgate over now? It must be. Surely. With a simmering revolt in Hong Kong, riots in Minneapolis, heightened border…

Can Germany spend its way out of the corona crisis?

29 May 2020 9:49 pm

Coronavirus is grim news for all major economies and Germany is no exception. The country’s economic output decreased by 2.2…

Trump vs Twitter: the battle begins

29 May 2020 5:36 pm

When Tony Wang, general manager of Twitter in the UK, described the company as the ‘free speech wing of the…

disinfectant

Did any Americans actually inject disinfectant after Trump suggested it?

29 May 2020 8:17 am

There’s been no shortage of outrage from the press during the coronavirus pandemic. One of the more notable meltdowns came…