Black Lives Matter

All protests are not equal in the eyes of the police

26 September 2020 9:00 am

I’ve never been a great fan of public demonstrations. When I was at university, one of the great causes du…

Time for me to be more assertive

26 September 2020 9:00 am

In the light of recent articles in The Spectator, I think it is vital I should point out here and…

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Jussie Smollett, reigning queen of the gaslight

17 September 2020 3:01 am

MAGA country’s most famous resident wants his C-list career back. And some of the most despicable cretins on the left…

Woke capital is winning the left

9 September 2020 10:35 am

Cockburn attempted to celebrate Labor Day by doing no work whatsoever, and he would have succeeded if his friends hadn’t…

Museums need wonder, not wokery

5 September 2020 9:00 am

The British Museum’s aim is to use its collection ‘for the benefit and education of humanity’. If that manifests itself…

Blaming Trump for the riots is a Democratic disaster

2 September 2020 8:01 am

After months of trying to spin the nationwide unrest as ‘mostly peaceful’ or ignoring it entirely, Democrats have discovered some…

In defence of Hans Sloane

29 August 2020 9:00 am

‘The British Museum stands in solidarity with the British Black community, with the African American community, with the Black community…

Protestors are clearing a path for Trump

29 August 2020 9:00 am

‘This city is not going to stop burning itself down until they [the protestors] know that this officer has been…

The Trump show: he could just win again

29 August 2020 9:00 am

Is Trump about to pull off his most spectacular trick yet?

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Rand Paul, BLM and DC’s street harassment laws

29 August 2020 6:16 am

Over the past week, Washington, DC has turned into a truly dystopian nightmare. Diners at several area restaurants, including the…

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Protesters are clearing a path for Trump

27 August 2020 11:10 pm

‘This city is not going to stop burning itself down until they [the protesters] know that this officer has been…

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Donald Trump is still the greatest show on Earth

27 August 2020 6:25 am

‘Keep America Great’ is President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election slogan and it sounds off. The phrase doesn’t have the same…

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We are all Rachel Dolezal now

27 August 2020 1:46 am

As late as 2014, most Americans felt there was no need for the country to make any changes to address…

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The mob are turning into Trump’s useful idiots

24 August 2020 10:51 pm

Protesters have been setting fire to yet another American city today to tell us that black lives matter. This latest…

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Hyperbole radicalism and the politics of exaggeration

17 August 2020 11:17 pm

‘All I want for Christmas is White genocide.’ So remarked George Ciccariello-Maher, then professor of politics and global studies at…

We are living in a post-truth society

8 August 2020 9:00 am

Activists wish to change the name of a school in north London because it is named after a road which…

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Trump’s Burkean moment

5 August 2020 9:50 pm

President Trump surprised some on Saturday when he shared a video from Business Insider explaining that billionaires have amassed half-a-trillion…

Tear gas Ted: the mayor manning Portland’s barricades

1 August 2020 9:00 am

The mayor manning Portland’s barricades

The brilliance of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ slogan

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Four years ago, I bought a ranch in Wyoming. Not that I was tired of New York, but I’m fascinated…

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The mock revolution of the elites

28 July 2020 10:39 pm

‘Protesters in California set fire to a courthouse, damaged a police station and assaulted officers after a peaceful demonstration intensified,’…

Open letters have become ransom notes

25 July 2020 9:00 am

In the States, the ‘open letter’ is enjoying quite the formal renaissance. Curiously, recent examples of this newly popular epistolary…

Putin plans to make the West destroy itself

25 July 2020 9:00 am

How Putin plans to make the West destroy itself

We’re making a spectacle of shame

11 July 2020 9:00 am

When I was about ten, on return home from church I ate a peach, the juice of which dribbled down…

Does the curriculum really need ‘decolonising’?

11 July 2020 9:00 am

Layla Moran, the Lib Dems’ education spokesman, has written to Gavin Williamson urging him to do something about ‘systemic racism’…

Do all black lives matter to BLM?

11 July 2020 2:47 am

‘I understand black lives matter. But that’s not my movement, right now. My movement is to let them know that…