It is not so much like a parent or a nanny as a brother. Not Big Brother, to be sure, but Little Brother – to be treated both with sibling rivalry and understated love.
Posts Tagged: Culture
We don’t live in the frequency domain. I am 100 per cent gay, Scottish and Tory – and a near infinite number more such things – all at the same time.
Rebecca Coulson: Bullfighting. Barbaric butchery that should be banned? Or a popular tradition to be conserved?
Humans kill bulls intentionally, in the name of entertainment, whereas hounds kills foxes instinctively. Is that an important distinction?
Plus: Stingy Liberal Democrats. Stupid Owen Smith. And: at the Edinburgh Festival – and why those right-on comedians don’t get life beyond the M25.
Plus: August, the best political month. Thatcher, the best post-war Prime Minister. Off to Any Questions. Off to Edinburgh. And: will I poison an MP?
Plus: Trump’s folly, Miliband’s mess, my first West Ham game at the Olympic Stadium – and Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Game Shows.
The TPA identifies 325 taxpayer-funded public health employees. Combined with Public Health England’s budget of around £3.6 billion, this is an expensive and powerful lobby.
From Villa Toryism to Aston Villa Toryism: The wit and wisdom of Nick Timothy 1) Markets matters – but must be fair
Introducing May’s thinker-in-chief and our as yet unresigned columnist. In his words and ours.
Many of the party’s new members seem to support him simply as a fashion statement.
Complete with “a tonality-skewing trombone gliss at the end.”
An MP is murdered. Shocking, yes – but not at all surprising. The portents were there. This was coming.
Jo Cox’s death should be a wake-up call to treat our politicians better.
Orlando. A British-born preacher says “death is the sentence” for gay people. Only a few months later, scores are murdered.
The contention that foreign policy is the driver of Islamist terror has been comprehensively demolished.
How we made an idol of the experts, and why we should bring it crashing down on June 23rd – however we vote
There are serious negative effects caused by this misplaced certainty and deference.
Plus: The reshuffle – who may be in, who may be out. I am a wet lettuce liberal on prison reform. And: Lightning strikes twice in Camden.
He left Londoners not only smiling with our memories of the most successful international sporting tournaments of our time but also leaves an impressive physical legacy for our city: