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Is Bannon back?

30 June 2020 5:44 am

Has the Trump campaign finally grown desperate enough to bring back Steve Bannon? The double whammy of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Boris Johnson could quickly come unstuck

30 June 2020 4:13 am

The Conservative party is no longer the party of the rich, while the Labour party is no longer the party…

How worried should we be about a second wave?

30 June 2020 2:05 am

Now that we are two months past the peak of the UK coronavirus epidemic, many fear the emergence of a…

Syria's nightmare is far from over

30 June 2020 1:20 am

With the world’s attention focused on the ongoing fight against coronavirus, Syria’s conflict rumbles on. Hundreds of thousands have died.…

Was Covid with us long before anyone realised?

29 June 2020 11:37 pm

One of the mysteries of the Covid-19 crisis is how the disease seemed to bubble up out of nowhere in…

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End of empire

29 June 2020 11:32 pm

The end of World War Two inaugurated the era of American dominion, with the United States politically, economically and militarily…

Isn’t it time Sacha Baron Cohen got cancelled?

29 June 2020 9:46 pm

How helpful of the comedian Sacha Baron Cohen to reveal that there are two or three people in America who…

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Is this the end of history?

29 June 2020 5:04 am

Midway through Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, there occurs this exchange between two characters: ‘“How did you go bankrupt?” Bill…

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It’s not about Woodrow Wilson. It’s about indoctrination

28 June 2020 6:20 pm

On November 18, 2015, a group of Princeton University undergraduates calling themselves the Black Justice League, or BJL, invaded historic…

Even Japan could be about to embrace remote working

28 June 2020 6:00 pm

A Japanese banker once told me that his company had opened an expensive showcase office block in the centre of…

The rise of coercive progressivism

28 June 2020 5:36 pm

What has followed the killing of George Floyd did not begin with the death of a man under the knee…

Is Leicester going to see England’s first local lockdown?

27 June 2020 11:53 pm

The first local lockdown – and therefore a test of whether local lockdowns will be effective in suppressing coronavirus outbreaks…

Has Boris's luck finally run out?

27 June 2020 4:18 pm

In the grand scheme of things, it is easy to overestimate the importance of Parliamentary performances. But they do influence…

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Do we erase Black history when we take down statues?

27 June 2020 6:30 am

The Summer Of Our Discontent is in full swing and the social guillotines — at first applied to legitimate injustice…

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J’Accuse Barack Obama!

27 June 2020 3:04 am

When President Obama was in his 75-day transition to the Presidency, he initiated correspondence with Supreme Leader Khamenei of Iran…

Will Cambridge University finally stand up for free speech?

27 June 2020 2:35 am

When Dr Priyamvada Gopal, a University of Cambridge academic, tweeted ‘White lives don’t matter’ and ‘Abolish whiteness’ in response to…

The difference in Starmer and Johnson's approach to party discipline

27 June 2020 1:32 am

Keir Starmer’s approach to party discipline is being favourably contrasted with Boris Johnson’s after the Labour leader sacked Rebecca Long-Bailey from his shadow…

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Where are the deaths?

27 June 2020 1:13 am

The coronavirus doomsayers could not even wait until the fall for the apocalyptic announcements of the dreaded second wave. Because…

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Don’t write off Donald Trump

26 June 2020 10:48 pm

New polling this week spells more bad news for President Trump. Nationally, and in battleground states, former Vice President Joe…

Why has Hope not Hate shifted its focus to climate change?

26 June 2020 9:07 pm

Hope Not Hate is an organisation with a fine campaigning record which has done a lot of good in tackling…

Macron has 500 days to save himself

26 June 2020 6:15 pm

The clock is ticking for Emmanuel Macron. He has under two years of his presidential mandate to carry out his…

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The Pride of Joy Reid

26 June 2020 7:21 am

Why isn’t MSNBC proud? The progressive cable network have been scratching their heads over who should fill the 7 p.m.…

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Nigel Farage: Trump is taking us back to more traditional alliances

26 June 2020 7:07 am

Our Washington editor Amber Athey interviewed Nigel Farage, founder of the UK Brexit party, for a Steamboat Institute livestream. We’ve…

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Bright lights, abandoned city

26 June 2020 6:20 am

Joan Didion wrote that New York is a city only for the very rich, the very poor and the very…

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Manners maketh America

26 June 2020 6:01 am

When I moved to New York in 2005 to be the Daily Telegraph’s correspondent, the first thing I was struck…