Why South America’s prospects are looking up

My career as a financial tipster lasted only a few seconds...

The Washington Examiner


How small we can be

America’s culture wars came to London last week....

The Washington Examiner


D-Day, 75 years on

Seventy-five years ago, my local pub was the scene of a lethal gunfight. ...

The Washington Examiner


No, poverty isn’t rising – but I can’t persuade anyone to believe it

No, poverty isn't rising – but I can't persuade anyone to believe it...

The Telegraph


The Boris prosecution marks the moment at which British politics went Latin American

For the first time in my life, I fear for the stability and legitimacy of our parliamentary system....

The Telegraph


The next Tory leader faces a Brexit Catch 22 that could destroy the party

At around one o’clock on Monday morning, the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg put it to me that my party had suffered its worst..........

The Telegraph


Prosperity is killing our politics

The political system we have known since 1945 is coming to an end. ...

The Washington Examiner


Whatever lessons you take from D-Day, it was a triumph of will and endurance

What does the “D” in D-Day stand for? ...

The Telegraph


Do you now have to be Left-wing to study at the University of Cambridge?

Is Cambridge even pretending to be objective these days? ...

The Telegraph


Theresa May must go now if the Conservative Party is to survive

What is Jeremy Corbyn’s single most idiotic statement? ...

The Telegraph


How capitalism will save endangered species

Not long ago, a new variety of orchid was discovered at the Newmarket racecourse in Suffolk, England....

The Washington Examiner


Snobbery is holding our children back in the race for the next great invention

Whatever we’re paying welders, I thought, as I repeatedly failed to carry out the simplest bit of soldering, it’s not enough...

The Telegraph


The Tories have only days left to boot out Theresa May - and save the party from obliteration

The problem is Theresa May. Not her policies. Not her Withdrawal Agreement....

The Telegraph


The anti-Semitic roots of Jeremy Corbyn’s rage

Here’s a snippet of U.K. news you might have missed. ...

The Washington Examiner


May must stand down as Party leader before the European elections

Brace yourselves. We are in for what the Americans call a shellacking. ...

Conservative Home


Why protectionism fails

Last year, a Michigan-based washing machine maker called Whirlpool complained that it was being undercut by Chinese imports....

The Washington Examiner


Mrs May’s Huawei debacle is the latest result of her chronic inability to communicate

There was something horribly on-brand about the way Theresa May let her decision on Huawei dribble out....

The Telegraph


What the dickens is Emma Thompson talking about?

What does the word “Dickensian” bring to your mind?...

The Telegraph


Whether we believe or not, modern society is defined by the story of Easter

Hanging on the wall in front of me as I write is an ornate Inca knife known as a tumi....

The Telegraph


Brexit. Vote Conservative in the European elections to help us deliver it – and finish the job.

The latest two opinion polls show the Conservatives at 16 and 15 per cent in advance of the European elections...

Conservative Home


Why I’m standing in the Euro elections that no one wanted – and urge you to vote Tory

The Conservatives are the only party that can deliver Brexit, but if things go badly for them, they may not get the chance...

The Telegraph


The UK’s ‘Remainers’ will tear down democracy and all its rules to get their way

“The United Kingdom,” the New York Times proclaims with its customary tone of Olympian certainty, “has gone mad.”...

The Washington Examiner


You cannot cancel Brexit forever, however hard Remainer MPs might try

It’s the dishonesty that makes me so bloody angry....

The Telegraph


We are shuffling towards a deal that is worse either than remaining or leaving

Theresa May’s call for national unity will go unanswered. ...

Conservative Home


The West is betraying Nigeria

In 2015, for the first time in 55 years, Nigerians changed their rulers through a democratic election....

The Washington Examiner


How do terrorists want us to react?

A terrorist is like a mouse confronting an elephant....

The Washington Examiner


The EU’s anti-democratic culture. First it corrupted other countries. Now it is corrupting Britain.

Lewis crammed a lot of philosophy and theology into his adult stories...

Conservative Home


Parliament goes chicken on Brexit

Every time I think Britain’s MPs have touched bottom, they sink lower....

The Washington Examiner


The reason Brussels won’t compromise? It’s hoping Remainer MPs will keep us in

Stand back for a moment and ask why the EU won’t give Theresa May the tweak she is asking for. ...

The Telegraph


Politicians don’t lie as much as you’d think, they’re actually far more slippery than that

When I tell people that I am playing Diplomacy with a group of MPs...

The Telegraph


Who needs universal basic income?

Supporters of universal basic income (UBI) share with Marxists an almost heroic indifference to evidence....

The Washington Examiner


No self-respecting country would accept this deal. MPs must vote it down

The deal that will come before Parliament next week represents a devastating failure of British statecraft....

The Telegraph


Socialism, the default ideology of teen Manichaeans

All over Europe, children are walking out of class to protest climate change....

The Washington Examiner


I helped found the ERG – accusations of extremism are ridiculous

Those three letters have become an abbreviation, not just for “European Research Group”,...

The Telegraph


Shamima Begum is the product of a country that no longer believes in itself

To see the extent of the rift between the tweeting classes and the rest of the country...

The Telegraph


The roots of Tucker Carlson’s rage

Leftists are celebrating what they regard as a vintage, chateau-bottled “gotcha”...

The Washington Examiner


These Left-wing slurs on Churchill are part of a bigger war on British history

The campaign against Winston Churchill is becoming unhinged. ...

The Telegraph


Britain dodged angry nativism; France and Italy did not

The last time France recalled its ambassador to Rome was in June 1940...

The Washington Examiner


The continuing creep of social injustice

Let’s start with the basics: What was so appalling about Liam Neeson’s behavior?...

The Washington Examiner


Jean-Claude Juncker embodies everything Britain detests about the EU

You want to understand why Britain voted Leave?...

The Telegraph


When even a fish is self-aware, being human doesn’t seem so special

Is a fish self-aware? Is it, in other words, conscious of its existence as something separate from its environment?...

The Telegraph


Venezuela. Be warned. This is the regime that Corbyn still sees, even now, as his model.

to grasp the full extent of Venezuela’s tragedy, consider just one statistic...

Conservative Home


The EU is taking the hardest possible line in the hope of derailing Brexit

On Wednesday, MEPs held a Two Minutes Hate against Britain...

The Telegraph


Don’t send disgraced Labour MP Fiona Onasanya to jail

This is probably going to be the most unpopular column I write in 2019...

The Telegraph


An unlearned and arrogant ‘woke’ Left goes after Winston Churchill

Is there a more closed-minded creature in discovered space than a young left-winger in command of a Twitter account?...

The Washington Examiner


High CEO pay is perfectly justifiable — here’s why

Living standards are higher than they have ever been...

The Washington Examiner


Singapore shows us how we might make a success of Brexit – even if it’s by accident

Two hundred years ago tomorrow, a charming, mercurial and visionary colonial agent called Sir Stamford Raffles ...

The Telegraph


What is driving this chaos? I’ll tell you. The EU is determined to punish us.

You want a one-sentence explanation for the chaos in our politics, the breakdown of our party system?...

Conservative Home


The EU has shown that it wants Britain as a subject, not an ally

Imagine that the EU were a wholly rational actor. ...

The Telegraph


Britain’s elite are no longer hiding their effort to overturn Brexit

I owe my voters an apology. During the 2016 Brexit referendum...

The Washington Examiner


There is nothing intrinsically wrong with being ‘half-in, half-out’ of the EU - just like the Britis

Under all the usual rules of politics, it would be over for Theresa May and her European policy....

The Telegraph


Donald Trump downgrades EU diplomats — good!

The EU’s diplomats in Washington are fuming. It turns out that they have been quietly downgraded by the State Department....

The Washington Examiner


The EU offers its members a terrible choice: integration or democracy

Politicians will sacrifice anything to meet Brussels' requirements...

The Telegraph


That Brexit film works as drama. But it doesn’t as history. I should know. I was there.

Pundits keep averring that “Brexit: The Uncivil War”, the Channel 4 play shown earlier this week, was just a drama. ...

Conservative Home


How immigration makes us all irrational

Why would you risk your life to get out of France? I can think a few reasons not to want to live there...

The Washington Examiner


Why the whale has such emotional sway over us all

We look at whales with a degree of awe, almost veneration....

The Washington Examiner


Why are we allowing the state to put us on a diet?

We are returning to food rationing....

The Telegraph


How the Europhiles are blowing up Britain

You want to know what’s going on in British politics at the moment? ...

The Washington Examiner


Blame Remainers for opening the door to a no-deal Brexit, but it may now be the least painful option

If Britain leaves the EU with no deal, we shall have Gina Miller to thank....

The Telegraph


The totalitarian university

Totalitarianism doesn’t always come wearing jackboots....

The Washington Examiner


I’m beginning to think Brexit won’t happen. This will destroy democracy as we know it

It’s over. If Brexit happens at all – and for the first time I’m beginning to think it won’t ...

The Telegraph


Theresa May’s Brexit deal purgatory is even worse than remaining OR leaving the EU

Brussels has spelt out with brutal clarity, the only change will be that Britain loses its Commissioner...

The Sun


We still have time to switch course from disaster. Just. It’s up to Conservative MPs to act now.

Widen the shot to see what is going on. News developments are now battering us so fast that we can become punch-drunk....

Conservative Home


How Macron became the populist without popularity

Emmanuel Macron’s global (and globalist) admirers have suddenly gone very quiet....

The Washington Examiner


A good play doesn’t just reconstruct history - it tells us something about ourselves

When Shakespeare wrote Julius Caesar, he was not primarily interested in recording the story of the late Roman Republic...

The Telegraph


If Tory MPs keep Theresa May after this, they will damn themselves

Every possible scenario that might follow the PM's defeat requires a new leader...

The Telegraph


I want to support May’s plan. But I can’t.

I have been watching the dégringolade of Brexit with – if such a thing is possible – even more agony than the rest of you....

Conservative Home


The US is making a huge error in backing this spoiled Saudi princeling

When Mohammed bin Salman came to power in 2017, there was disquiet in Riyadh....

The Washington Examiner


This is a calamitous, cowardly Brexit deal - and we’re now being shafted for it by the EU

Sunday, according to gleeful Remainers, is the day that Brexit fantasies collide with cold reality. ...

The Telegraph


Trump and nation-state versus Macron and supranationalism

No French politician ever lost votes by bashing the Americans....

The Washington Examiner


May’s deal leaves us facing colonial rule from Brussels

It leaves us facing colonial rule from Brussels, of the sort imposed on Bosnia following the Yugoslav war....

Conservative Home


Racial categorization is making an unfortunate comeback

Remember Rachel Dolezal, who had to resign as president of her local chapter of the NAACP when it turned out that she was white?...

The Washington Examiner


For an example of the power of open markets, look no further than Hong Kong

I wrote in these pages last week about the idea of an Anglosphere free trade nexus ...

The Telegraph


The Commonwealth is booming – it’s time to embrace free trade with the Anglosphere

Flights to Australia have been around for almost as long as commercial air travel itself. ...

The Telegraph


Putting business leaders in Britain’s embassies will give us dynamism and much-needed perspective

George Shultz, Ronald Reagan’s secretary of state, had a little ritual when he appointed new American ambassadors...

The Telegraph


If Momentum wants more war memorials, why won’t its members crowd-fund them?

Our Armed Forces at the end of the Great War looked more like the Britain of 2018 than the Britain of 1918. ...

Conservative Home


Don’t abandon lawful immigration

Here are three different ways to run an immigration regime. ...

The Washington Examiner


In an ideal world, all MPs would have second jobs

We’re going through one of our chronic spasms of outrage about MPs working in the private sector....

The Telegraph


Falling IQ scores may explain why politics has turned so nasty

I’ve worked out why we loathe each other so much ...

The Washington Examiner


Saudi Arabia’s ‘liberal’ shift was always PR spin

The Saudis have our measure, I’m afraid. ...

The Telegraph


The proposed Brexit terms represent a deal worse than either staying or leaving.

The problem is the backstop. Not the precise terms of the backstop, but the fact of having one at all. ...

Conservative Home


US, Britain must arm for virtual wars if they want to preserve the world for freedom

Prominent Chinese citizens are disappearing at an alarming rate, sometimes in what look like clear cases of overseas rendition. ...

The Washington Examiner


Brexit on Theresa May’s terms would be the worst of all worlds

I was one of the few Leavers to back Chequers, but the latest plan is a step too far​...

The Telegraph


‘The Satanic Verses,’ 30 years later

Exactly 30 years ago, India became the first country to ban The Satanic Verses, a novel by the British-Indian author Salman Rush...

The Washington Examiner


Socialism is in our genes, but reason trumps it

Free markets work. That’s not a slogan, it’s an observation. A country with an enterprise-based economy will always...

The Telegraph


Kavanaugh may be guilty. But justice demands that his confirmation should take place.

They’re both telling the truth. That’s the only conclusion I draw from the whole business. ...

Conservative Home


If even Putin can’t fix pensions, who can?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is losing elections....

The Washington Examiner


The Eurocrats are expecting us to drop Brexit. How little they understand the British

The EU apparat isn’t interested in a mutually beneficial deal with Britain....

The Telegraph