World

America’s governors and the vagueness doctrine

11 October 2021 3:59 pm

If we have learned anything over the last few months it is that emergencies, like beauty, are in the eye…

There's no way back for Prince Andrew

11 October 2021 8:31 am

The blindingly obvious continues to evade Prince Andrew. There is no way back to public life for the son of…

No, the term ‘white privilege’ is not extremist

10 October 2021 11:42 pm

A Tory MP last week raised the delightful possibility that the big family of what we might call the terrorism…

What is wrong with Kamala Harris?

10 October 2021 9:12 pm

The concerns about Joe Biden’s age and cognitive faculties are well established. And if Biden has to step down, we…

A matter of Truss: the unlikely rise of Lizmania

10 October 2021 2:30 pm

If Boris Johnson were to vanish tomorrow, who should replace him? The American pollster Frank Luntz asked this of about 200…

We need to talk about transhumanism

10 October 2021 12:59 pm

This weekend, hundreds of people from across the globe will gather in Madrid to discuss how to turn themselves into…

A global corporation tax is a terrible mistake

10 October 2021 8:57 am

International cooperation is alive and well – at least when it comes to raising taxes. One hundred and thirty six…

The Supreme Court case that could end Roe v Wade

10 October 2021 6:20 am

Nearly 50 years after Roe v Wade unleashed a constitutional right to abortion and redefined modern American politics, Dobbs v…

The Washingtonian’s dreary, woke ‘best of’ list

10 October 2021 2:21 am

Cockburn was waiting to get his beard trimmed at the barber recently and found himself flicking through the latest issue…

Do these 20 Republicans regret confirming AG Merrick Garland?

9 October 2021 11:14 pm

Attorney General Merrick Garland was confirmed to the top post in the Department of Justice in March 2021 by a…

Reports of the demise of Italian populism are greatly exaggerated

9 October 2021 1:23 pm

Britain’s newspapers have called the results of the local elections in Italy the death of populism. The Times, for example,…

Poland's top court has finally called the EU's bluff

9 October 2021 12:26 pm

For many years, the EU has posed as a kind of overbearing imperial leviathan, which insists its law has to prevail over…

France's political elite created Eric Zemmour

9 October 2021 10:04 am

Love him or loathe him, Eric Zemmour is a breath of fresh air in French politics. Before he appeared as…

The Tories will pay a price for Boris's housing strategy

9 October 2021 2:55 am

One of the themes of Conservative conference was that the government has dropped plans for a radical reform of the…

Greta Thunberg didn’t win the German elections

8 October 2021 2:55 pm

Greta Thunberg is back in business. Previously slowed down by European pandemic restrictions, the Fridays For Future movement has now…

It's no wonder young people have 'eco-anxiety'

8 October 2021 9:29 am

Is it any wonder that children and young adults are going down with ‘eco-anxiety’ , as claimed in an opinion…

Trudeau's troubles with LGBT+ acronyms

8 October 2021 7:40 am

Justin Trudeau likes to present him as the wokest leader in all the west. The Canadian PM has suffered numerous…

Build Back Boris!

7 October 2021 10:30 pm

As a clarion call, a sounding of hosannas, a piece of fiery rhetoric to hold puissance over the soul of…

Taiwan could spark a war between America and China

7 October 2021 4:11 pm

Some time between now and the next 10 years war between the United States and Communist China is certain. The…

Exclusive: Trump blasts Biden on Critical Race Theory - and much, much more

7 October 2021 4:03 pm

President Donald Trump spoke exclusively with Amber Athey, The Spectator’s Washington editor, via phone on Wednesday. The interview covered a range of…

Audits restore faith in elections

7 October 2021 2:48 pm

Election audits of the 2020 election are under attack in the media. It’s easy to see why some calls for…

Levelling up is Johnsonian cakeism

7 October 2021 1:45 am

Until this morning, few people in Britain will have heard of the works of Wilfredo Pareto (1848-1923). Now, thanks to…

Boris is sprawling across the centre ground

7 October 2021 12:20 am

That was the most Boris Johnson speech imaginable. His supporters at party conference will have lapped it up, they certainly…

Help! I don’t know what a cervix is

6 October 2021 9:50 pm

With all this talk of private parts, the political has now gotten very personal. Recently, I was having an argument…

The Facebook empire is beginning to crumble

6 October 2021 6:43 pm

When empires crumble they slide slowly at first, then the temple walls come crashing down. Facebook is not quite at…