Black Lives Matter

How ‘ACAB’ links David Bowie and BLM

17 April 2021 9:00 am

A favourite piece of graffiti to spray on the Cenotaph or the plinth of Churchill’s nearby statue is ACAB. It…

Why do Ben & Jerry’s want to defund the police?

16 April 2021 12:27 am

The radicalisation of the Ben & Jerry’s PR department has been one of the stranger spectacles of recent years. After…

Is Black Lives Matter a voice for black Brits?

25 February 2021 1:55 am

Does Black Lives Matter speak for black Brits? The organisation’s objectives are certainly radical: it has professed public support for direct…

Facts are now history

13 February 2021 9:00 am

Your quiz for the week is to make the connection between the following people: fun-loving Greek hack Homer, veteran US…

Minority groups should ignore the anti-vax charlatans

6 February 2021 9:00 am

My great-great-grandmother, born on a Barbadian plantation and transported to what was British Guiana in the 19th century, gave rise…

What would BLM make of Cicero’s views on mutuality?

30 January 2021 9:00 am

The Black Lives Matter website (different from the new Black Liberation Movement) mostly presents an image of an organisation of…

cooler heads

So much for cooler heads prevailing

10 January 2021 7:33 am

There was a glimmer of hope amid the events at the US Capitol building on Wednesday. Could this be the…

This has been the year of epic derangement

19 December 2020 9:00 am

I wonder if British universities will follow Cornell’s innovative approach to ensuring students are protected from wretched viruses? The American…

In defence of the booing Millwall fans

12 December 2020 9:00 am

It is an enormous shame that the Millwall fans who booed their players for ‘taking a knee’ in support of…

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‘He said, she said’ reports from the MAGA march

15 November 2020 9:23 pm

It’s all so infantile isn’t it? Antifa jackals harass Donald Trump fans during their ‘Million MAGA March’ on the streets…

Trump’s humour is his weakness – and his strength

31 October 2020 9:00 am

Earlier this summer left-wing activists announced a ‘semi-autonomous zone’ in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle. Denuded of law enforcement…

Being pro-Trump has caused me more grief than being Bin Laden’s niece

10 October 2020 9:00 am

Americans are, in my experience, the warmest, most kind-hearted and open-minded people in the world. I have found this to…

The most important book on black Britishness has one flaw: its author was white

3 October 2020 9:00 am

Can people of one race really understand the experience of another? asks Colin Grant

In defence of wokeness

3 October 2020 9:00 am

We have been reading an awful lot about ‘wokeness’ recently. Nobody, I notice, seems to be much in favour of…

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…