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@DanielJHannan

11.11.2018

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

04.11.2018

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


04.11.2018

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

31.10.2018

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

29.10.2018

Don’t abandon lawful immigration

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

The Washington Examiner


27.10.2018

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

22.10.2018

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

20.10.2018

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

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

The Telegraph


17.10.2018

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

15.10.2018

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

14.10.2018

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


08.10.2018

‘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

07.10.2018

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

03.10.2018

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


01.10.2018

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

Russian President Vladimir Putin is losing elections....

The Washington Examiner

30.09.2018

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

22.09.2018

Corbyn could be PM. And that is terrifying

Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn. Say the words aloud. Seriously, say them. Prime. Minister. Jeremy. Corbyn. ...

The Telegraph

19.09.2018

We no longer need to imagine a free trade deal with the USA – we’ve written one

Global Britain took an important step forward yesterday. ...

Conservative Home

17.09.2018

A US-UK deal will revolutionize world trade

Let’s take Donald Trump both seriously and literally. ...

The Washington Examiner


10.09.2018

The West is losing liberalism

We’re slipping backwards...

The Washington Examiner

09.09.2018

Britain is an island of contentment in an EU driven by Brussels to populist revolt

It’s happening during an upswing – that’s what’s so startling. ...

The Telegraph


06.09.2018

It should be obvious, not controversial, to seek a deep friendship with our EU neighbours

It’s the tetchiness that’s so odd: the frenzied language, the talk of “catastrophe” and “betrayal”......

Conservative Home

03.09.2018

The republic will survive Trump, but will the Republicans?

I gave Recep Tayyip Erdogan the benefit of the doubt for too long. ...

The Washington Examiner

02.09.2018

Lab-produced meat will transform the world for the better. What are we waiting for?

Here’s a challenge. The next time you eat meat, try to think about what happens in an abattoir....

The Telegraph


22.08.2018

Identity politics. It becomes impossible to avoid giving offence, because…

To illustrate the pathology of our age, consider the following stories, all from the past fortnight....

Conservative Home

20.08.2018

Boris Johnson and the burqa

“ Boris Johnson and the Burqa” has turned into Britain’s surprise summer blockbuster...

The Washington Examiner

19.08.2018

Trump and Corbyn have both turned political tribes into fanatical cults

Both hanker after the protectionism that kept much of the world poor until the mid-twentieth century...

The Telegraph


13.08.2018

Russian aggression keeps happening because it keeps working

Exactly ten years ago, Russian forces crossed the Georgian border in anger. ...

The Washington Examiner

12.08.2018

Protect our green spaces, not our green belt

Driving from Hampshire to Edinburgh this week I was struck, yet again, by how exquisite our island is....

The Telegraph

08.08.2018

Political clickbait is Fleet Street’s addiction, and the nation’s problem

Imagine the sense of disappointment at The Guardian...

Conservative Home


06.08.2018

The soft bigotry of the New York Times

Sarah Jeong is a journalist who was hired by the New York Times last week as an editorial writer. ...

The Washington Examiner

05.08.2018

Britain would be foolish to ignore China’s overtures

The first is uncontroversial: America is our strongest ally and chief trading partner...

The Telegraph

05.08.2018

So now we know: the Left’s ‘anti-Racism’ does not extend to solidarity with Jews

Just imagine what would happen if Labour members said these things about any other group...

The Telegraph


30.07.2018

There’s a reason politics isn’t for optimists

Given the circumstances of its founding, you’d think America would be an optimistic, forward-looking place. ...

The Washington Examiner

30.07.2018

Let’s call the EU’s bluff and prepare for a no-deal

Another day, another “non”....

The Telegraph

30.07.2018

Capitalist Britain ‘literally’ overthrew slavery

Which country is the capital of modern slavery?...

The Telegraph


26.07.2018

Even the blockade of Qatar hasn’t produced the calamity that Remainers now predict from Brexit

As the journal Foreign Policy put it last month, “Qatar won the Saudi blockade”...

Conservative Home

26.07.2018

If the EU turn hostile on Brexit and see us leaving as an act of aggression

The EU think UK will just swallow what's offered...

The Sun

23.07.2018

The Russians probably don’t have anything on Trump, and that’s the worst part

Shall I tell you the worst part of the Trump-Putin fiasco?...

The Washington Examiner


16.07.2018

Should NATO even exist anymore?

What is the point of NATO these days?...

The Washington Examiner

09.07.2018

On bended knee, Britons praise their underperforming healthcare system

Thirty years on, Lawson’s bon mot is starting to look a lot less metaphorical. ...

The Washington Examiner

08.07.2018

From Adam Smith onwards, classical liberals have known that capitalism makes people less selfish

When he was three years old, the story goes, Adam Smith was kidnapped by a band of gypsies near Strathendry....

The Telegraph


02.07.2018

The world’s eyes are still on Washington

Critics of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are despondent....

The Washington Examiner

01.07.2018

Forget the EU single market – it’s time for an Anglosphere free trade zone

The two greatest living conservative statesmen were coincidentally in Britain this week....

The Telegraph

30.06.2018

Sad to say, Britain’s national anthem is a miserable dirge. Let’s replace it

Some years ago, I was invited to address the conference of a Eurosceptic French political party....

The Telegraph


25.06.2018

Twitter is making cowards of us all

The worst thing is not the mob; it’s the cowardice that we display before the mob....

The Washington Examiner

25.06.2018

A manifesto to bring the nation back together after Brexit

I still remember the sunrise: jagged, yellow and cheerful after long days of rain. ...

The Telegraph


18.06.2018

Italy rebels against Europe’s dysfunctional immigration policy

The most immediate need of the disembarking boat people is for flip-flops, so that the ground doesn’t singe their feet....

The Washington Examiner

17.06.2018

It would be stupid to ignore sliding IQs

Your grandmother may have had a point. People these days really are stupider....

The Telegraph

11.06.2018

In the Trump era, Americans are warming to free trade

The United States must, at long last, be treated fairly on Trade....

The Washington Examiner


07.06.2018

On the Elgin Marbles, as on everything else, Corbyn’s assumption is that Britain Is Always In The Wr

Few voters will be swayed one way or the other by the location of the Elgin Marbles....

Conservative Home

05.06.2018

Project Fear’s post-Brexit scaremongering is silly

In the event of a no-deal Brexit, supermarket shelves in remote parts of Britain will empty within days...

The Sun


04.06.2018

The real story, and why Tommy Robinson belongs in prison

The UK is in the grip of politically correct appeasers, if not outright Islamists. ...

The Washington Examiner

28.05.2018

When it’s okay for leftists to mock your skin color

Gammon has made a come-back in Britain. ...

The Washington Examiner

26.05.2018

Corbyn lacks moral maturity over Ireland

Many Leftists are conflicted when it comes to nationalism....

The Telegraph


21.05.2018

Why Israel is the second-most successful former British colony

Israel isn’t just a better place to live than most neighboring states....

The Washington Examiner

20.05.2018

Tribal MPs are doing the EU’s dirty work

The officials in Brussels are incredulous. Literally incredulous. ...

The Telegraph

14.05.2018

Don’t look to Britain for arguments about gun control

London is suddenly beset with a knife crime problem. ...

The Washington Examiner


13.05.2018

Flat taxes get more money from the rich

Coyly, fitfully, Australia is inching towards a flat tax. ...

The Telegraph

10.05.2018

For partisan advantage, Labour demands a worst-of-all-worlds Brexit

“Not working out the way you thought, Hannan, is it?”...

Conservative Home

07.05.2018

Scottish Nationalists are making their countrymen less independent by the day

American friends are often surprised by how hectoring and statist the Scottish government is. ...

The Washington Examiner


05.05.2018

Why would anyone be a Marxist now?

Two hundred years have passed since Karl Marx was born among the sloping vineyards of the Moselle Valley...

The Telegraph

30.04.2018

The problem with Apu

Our determination to take umbrage at innocuous things keeps finding new targets. ...

The Washington Examiner

29.04.2018

Brexit Britain is far ahead in the race for AI

How parochial our present anxieties will soon seem, how paltry....

The Telegraph


26.04.2018

Like the Windrush children, EU nationals raised here have a moral right to UK citizenship

Although the Windrush scandal has sparked a debate about immigration, the people involved are not, in the main, immigrants. ...

Conservative Home

24.04.2018

Swiss border shows free movement works perfectly well without customs union

It is true there are booths in places, but these are mainly concerned with ensuring foreign vehicles have purchased Swiss road d...

The Sun

23.04.2018

Putin’s ‘useless idiots’

As far as we know, Vladimir Lenin never used the phrase “useful idiots."...

The Washington Examiner


23.04.2018

The EU believes it can push Britain around over Northern Ireland. They don’t know Britain

This week, the European Union made clear that it was not interested in a mutually beneficial relationship with Britain. ...

The Telegraph

16.04.2018

Spasms of rage over an imaginary gender pay gap

If American women earn 18.1 percent less than American men, as the OECD has just revealed, why does anyone employ men?...

The Washington Examiner

14.04.2018

Andrew Neil is one of the BBC’s few Right-wingers. And now the Left has had enough of him

It may strike you as unhinged to accuse the BBC of Eurosceptic or Right-wing partiality. ...

The Telegraph


12.04.2018

Corbyn’s first instinct in a national crisis is to treat it as a way to attack the Tories.

There were plenty of patriotic Leftists in 1939, even among the intelligentsia. ...

Conservative Home

11.04.2018

Remainers don’t really care about Ireland…they just want to stop Brexit

This week, as we marked the 20th anniversary of the Belfast Agreement, the critics turned nasty....

The Sun

09.04.2018

Trump’s tariffs are just tax hikes on American consumers

Why did congressional Republicans vote for a federal tax cut?...

The Washington Examiner


08.04.2018

Anti-Semitism on the Left is nothing new. It has a long and cruel history

For two years, Labour batted away charges of anti-Semitism in its ranks with a kind of injured incredulity....

The Telegraph

24.03.2018

It’s unsettling, but algorithms could soon cure us of our unconscious political biases

If you’re reading this article online, take a look at the advertisements....

The Telegraph


19.03.2018

Putin will keep up his aggression until he encounters resistance

Russia has technically committed an act of war against the United Kingdom, and thus against NATO...

The Washington Examiner

19.03.2018

Openness to overseas talent has helped us beat larger foes

For eighteen months, hardline Europhiles have applied a simple algorithm to every economic development. ...

The Telegraph

12.03.2018

Trump’s tariffs are America’s self-blockade

Could tariffs be the issue that finally separates Republicans from President Trump?...

The Washington Examiner

11.03.2018

We must stand up to Russia, even over the fate of just one man. That shows we´re better than Putin

The last thing we needed, quite frankly, was a new row with Russia....

The Telegraph

10.03.2018

A doomed production at the National Theatre? What do you expect of The Scottish Play

There has never been a better place to watch Shakespeare than contemporary London...

The Telegraph


05.03.2018

Why have Republicans stopped worrying about spending?

Explain something to me, cousins. This federal deficit of yours — why have you all suddenly gone so quiet about it?...

The Washington Examiner

04.03.2018

The EU is treating Britain like North Korea. It’s time we prepared to walk away

Eurocrats behave like pre-programmed Twitterbots when it comes to Brexit. ...

The Telegraph

01.03.2018

Being good at governing is no guarantee of re-election – just ask Harper and Key

Spare a thought for Stephen Harper, arguably Canada’s most successful prime minister....

Conservative Home


27.02.2018

Jeremy Corbyn and Labour are playing Brexit games with their magical thinking on the EU

Remainers are right about one thing. No one voted for any particular model of Brexit....

IBTimes

26.02.2018

CPAC’s disastrous, misguided embrace of Marion Le Pen

Here’s a list of political stances that cluster together in several populist European parties....

The Washington Examiner

24.02.2018

Corbyn’s war on the free press is proof he’s unfit to be PM

Jeremy Corbyn, like many people, reveals himself in moments of stress....

The Telegraph


19.02.2018

The left is in denial about Jeremy Corbyn’s Communist sympathies​

Will the Labour Party pay the price at the polls for Corbyn's Czech connections?...

IBTimes

19.02.2018

If you take offense at ‘Anglo-American,’ you probably aren’t very smart

One moment, a word is wholly unobjectionable, the next it makes the speaker a Nazi....

The Washington Examiner

17.02.2018

If Jeremy Corbyn dislikes his country so much, he isn’t fit to lead it

This ought to be the end for Jeremy Corbyn....

The Telegraph


15.02.2018

Johnson – a Tigger among Eeyores – is right to restate the positive, uplifting vision of Brexit

Shakespeare knew a thing or two about words. Words can inspire or quell. ...

Conservative Home

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