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


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


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


A US-UK deal will revolutionize world trade

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

The Washington Examiner


The West is losing liberalism

We’re slipping backwards...

The Washington Examiner


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


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


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


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


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


Boris Johnson and the burqa

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

The Washington Examiner


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


Russian aggression keeps happening because it keeps working

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

The Washington Examiner


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


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

Imagine the sense of disappointment at The Guardian...

Conservative Home


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


Britain would be foolish to ignore China’s overtures

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

The Telegraph


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


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


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

Another day, another “non”....

The Telegraph


Capitalist Britain ‘literally’ overthrew slavery

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

The Telegraph


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


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


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


Should NATO even exist anymore?

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

The Washington Examiner


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


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


The world’s eyes are still on Washington

Critics of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are despondent....

The Washington Examiner


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


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


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


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


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


It would be stupid to ignore sliding IQs

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

The Telegraph


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


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


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


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


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

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

The Washington Examiner


Corbyn lacks moral maturity over Ireland

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

The Telegraph


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


Tribal MPs are doing the EU’s dirty work

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

The Telegraph


Don’t look to Britain for arguments about gun control

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

The Washington Examiner


Flat taxes get more money from the rich

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

The Telegraph


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

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

Conservative Home


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


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


The problem with Apu

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

The Washington Examiner


Brexit Britain is far ahead in the race for AI

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

The Telegraph


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


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


Putin’s ‘useless idiots’

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

The Washington Examiner


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


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


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


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


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


Trump’s tariffs are just tax hikes on American consumers

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

The Washington Examiner


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