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@DanielJHannan

02.09.2022

Yes, Dugina deserves justice

And so do all the other thousands of civilian victims of Putin's unprovoked war...

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25.08.2022

Seven things you should know about Britain’s next PM

The parallels with Margaret Thatcher may not be the joke that commentators think...

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16.08.2022

Trumpism is rotting the Republican Party

Calling for the FBI to be defunded or disbanded is a new low from the supposed law and order party...

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02.08.2022

David Timble’s death marked the end of an era

He oversaw the end of Unionist dominance - but don't make the mistake of thinking that Irish annexation will follow...

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28.07.2022

The wrong kind of minorities

The Conservative leadership election has sent some woke Leftists round the twist...

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19.07.2022

America is turning to tribalism

The republic is defaulting to the older ethics of kin, vendetta and bloodguilt...

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13.07.2022

The Tragedie of Borisse Johnson

What material for his own overdue book on Shakespeare...

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06.07.2022

Britain imports yet another American culture war

Roe vs Wade has precisely zero relevance for the UK, though you'd never imagine it from the headlines...

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01.07.2022

How does an incumbent government get re-elected in this climate?

Colombia was the regional success story, but has just voted for the policies that are wrecking its neighbours...

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23.06.2022

Will genetics now be deplatformed?

Because racists like the idea of inherited group differences, some want to deplatform ANY studies of heritable traits...

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16.06.2022

Britain sees race relations through the distorting glass of American segregation

White conservatives are dismissed as Klansmen, black conservatives as Uncle Toms - but what have these terms got to do with us?...

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09.06.2022

What if America had kept the monarchy?

The Queen's Jubilee reminded us of the value of having a neutral but unquestioned referee...

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02.06.2022

The aftermath of an atrocity is the worst time to decide policy

Lots of factors contribute to the grisly uniqueness of the US on school shootings, of which gun laws are only one...

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25.05.2022

How I invented Brexit at Oxford

Simon Kuper's new book claims that Brexit was cooked up in late 1980s Oxford, and he's got half a point....

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19.05.2022

So what if male and female brains are different?

Certain truths are considered uncontroversial by neuroscientists but unspeakable by politicians...

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12.05.2022

No conscientious government could keep the Northern Ireland Protocol

The EU is interpreting the rules in a deliberately vindictive way, undermining peace in the Province...

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05.05.2022

Who will get the blame for our immiseration?

Some will blame the war or the pandemic for the cost of living crisis, others their governments...

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27.04.2022

The West is friendless

Anglosphere states and their allies can win wars, but few share their values...

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21.04.2022

It’s one rule for Boris and one for everyone else - but not the way people mean

Overseas observers are incredulous that there are moves to bring down the PM over cake...

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11.04.2022

The real reason Russia is losing

The behaviour of the FSB in the run-up to the invasion explains why autocracies are bad at warfare...

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29.03.2022

Is nuclear escalation inevitable?

A gun that appears on stage in Act One, wrote Chekhov, will be fired by the end of Act Three...

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21.03.2022

Why do self-proclaimed American nationalists back Putin?

The far Left will back any anti-American dictator; but the sympathy among Trumpists is far more unsettling...

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16.03.2022

We’re all going to be a lot poorer

Its not just the inflation - it's the cretinous retreat into "self-sufficiency"...

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09.03.2022

Ukraine has made nationalism acceptable

Many Western observers understand, for the first time, why being independent matters...

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01.03.2022

Travel restrictions are starting to look permanent

They serve no purpose but, like the bans on shoes and liquids, they will prove impossible to scrap...

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19.02.2022

Dictatorship is terrifyingly easy

What do the post-Soviet tyrants have in common? Courage? Ruthlessness? Charisma? No. They just happened to be in the right place...

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11.02.2022

Ukraine explains why wars still happen

Logically, the weaker party should concede at the outset, but Ukraine has good reasons to fight and lose...

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02.02.2022

The PM remains Sir Toby in a world suddenly full of Malvolios

Boris Johnson was elected as a Cavalier, but the lockdown turned the rest of us into Roundheads...

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27.01.2022

Britain is first out of the pandemic

Which, paradoxically, helps explain why the PM is in so much trouble...

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18.01.2022

What we think of as reasoned opinions are usually rationalisations of our gut feelings

We have an aesthetic objection to trophy hunting, but tell ourselves that it's about conservation...

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12.01.2022

A tale of two statues

Western countries are becoming more like Kazakhstan...

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03.01.2022

Covid is now endemic, making almost all our restrictions pointless

Why test travellers when the disease is everywhere? Why require masks when we'll all get it?...

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22.12.2021

Appeal to Unionists or be as distant as possible from Britain? Ireland has made its choice

And a perfectly legitimate choice it is - but it should come as no surprise that Northern iIreland is unimpressed...

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16.12.2021

One word has been completely excised from the lockdown debate

Not "freedom" or "proportionality" or "vaccines" but "Sweden"...

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08.12.2021

What if Ukraine and Taiwan were invaded on the same day?

The alternative to the Anglosphere hegemony is not some world in which other countries are left alone...

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05.12.2021

The monomania of the woke should disqualify them from the conversation - but it does the opposite

Once the USA had abandoned Jefferson's rationalism, his statue was bound to follow...

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27.11.2021

Brussels wants to teach Britain a lesson - even if it destabilises Northern Ireland

With a tiny modicum of goodwill, a solution could be found - but the EU has no interest in a win-win outcome...

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19.11.2021

Protectionism is really destructionism

Politicians on all sides know it, but they play to the imagined stupidity of the electorate...

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10.11.2021

The lockdowns made no difference to global temperatures

Eco-extremists want to make us poorer and fewer - but the environmental impact would be negligible...

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04.11.2021

Poland fights for her independence

The question of whether EU law overrides the Polish constitution goes to the heart of the European project...

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27.10.2021

Politics is becoming more violent

Political assassinations are becoming more frequent, though the overall homicide rate is declining ...

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21.10.2021

Screening Othello can get you cancelled

With unconscious imperialism, American Leftists insist that others see race relations through their eyes...

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13.10.2021

Identity politics has been slow to reach Spain, where Columbus remains a hero

Indigenous groups may revile his memory, but Spain celebrates the man who made theirs the world's second language...

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07.10.2021

Conservatives, look upon Canada, and tremble

Canada, the first nation to embrace multiculturalism, now has a solidly woke electorate...

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28.09.2021

Aukus will protect the French, though they won’t appreciate it

When defending the peace of the world, you need reliable allies...

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24.09.2021

End the travel restrictions

Measures brought in in the early days of the pandemic make no sense when dealing with an endemic virus...

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20.09.2021

Will the world’s wokest leader be re-elected?

Canadians are choosing between the politically correct nation created by Trudeau père and the older Canada of Juno Beach...

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12.09.2021

Why do some parties oppose basic anti-fraud measures at elections?

Labour supports vaccine passports but opposes voter ID...

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08.09.2021

Biden listened to the Taliban before he listened to Britain

With the United States withdrawing into her hemisphere, Britain must redefine her role...

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28.08.2021

No Pax Americana, no pax

Americans understandably want to be left alone but, as in 1941, that is not an option...

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16.08.2021

Welcome to the age of the autocrat

The long Anglosphere hegemony is over - and by Heaven we'll miss it...

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10.08.2021

Ancestral guilt is back

The tribal morality of bloodguilt and vendetta has been revived in the form of woke...

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28.07.2021

British Servicemen must be subject to the rule of law

An amnesty for soldiers in Northern Ireland would put them on the same moral plane as the terrorist bombers...

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20.07.2021

Admit it: Britain is one of the least racist countries in the world

We exaggerated a handful of racist Tweets because they confirmed the false idea that Britain was unusually bigoted...

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14.07.2021

Why are we stirring up old quarrels among migrant communities?

We have been extraordinarily good at burying old antagonisms - until now...

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06.07.2021

The world over, we are giving up on liberal democracy

Process is subordinated to a preferred outcome, and no one cares about the rules any more...

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28.06.2021

Britain is the Anglosphere outlier in its attachment to lockdown

Ever since 1940, we have been more authoritarian than our daughter nations...

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25.06.2021

The green jobs fallacy

Governments can't "create" jobs - at least, not without destroying other jobs...

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19.06.2021

The Anglo-American alliance: still making the world safe 80 years on

Renewing the Atlantic Charter was a reminder that freedom is guaranteed by the Anglosphere in arms...

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07.06.2021

When did we decide to make big businesses our moral arbiters?

An entrepreneur is already behaving morally by running a profitable company...

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01.06.2021

Trade sanctions won’t work against Belarus - or anyone else

Either topple the regime or learn to live with it, but don't imagine that an economic embargo will make the slightest difference...

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24.05.2021

Now the woke come after imperial units

If any system was imposed by force, it was metrication - but we are way past logic here...

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18.05.2021

What’s wrong with Anglo-Saxon values?

Thomas Jefferson was right: the roots of modern liberty stretch back to pre-Norman England...

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10.05.2021

Why Northern Ireland will endure

Irish republicans chose maximum distance from Britain over accommodating Ulster's identity...

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03.05.2021

Ghislaine Maxwell is as entitled as anyone else to the presumption of innocence

Bad people - perhaps bad people especially - deserve justice...

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26.04.2021

Communism is back - thanks to Covid

Peru is set to become the first country to elect a Marxist with a majority in peacetime. But it won't be the last...

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22.04.2021

Diversity training makes things worse

It isn't just useless - it actually implants new biases and grievances...

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14.04.2021

It’s official - ethnic minorities flourish in Britain

Race professionals are struggling to keep up their claim that things are getting worse...

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06.04.2021

Cancel culture only ever applies in one direction

Michel Foucault will remain a woke icon, despite revelations that he abused young Arab boys...

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29.03.2021

Why do some deaths matter more than others? Because of the lockdowns

Cooped up off school and off work, we seize on tragic events and try to build them into something bigger...

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26.03.2021

Brussels goes full Chávez

Expropriating stock, seizing factories, breaking laws - and all to cover its own mistakes...

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15.03.2021

Victimhood trumps everything - decency, consistency, honesty, the lot

Claim to belong to an oppressed group and no one will want to challenge your version of events...

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10.03.2021

And then they came for Dr Seuss

He might have had impeccable liberal credentials, but our woke inquisitors don't care about things like that...

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01.03.2021

The woke have met their match in Shakespeare

Attempts to find racism in the corpus diminishes those seeking it, not the corpus...

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23.02.2021

Minimum wages hurt the poor

A better way to raise living standards for the least well off is to cut taxes on employment and investment, and so create jobs...

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15.02.2021

Nationalists without being patriots

Western democracies are losing ground to authoritarianism - globally and domestically...

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09.02.2021

The more time we spend online, the angrier and more extreme we become

On Brexit, Trump and the lockdowns, I have gone from being extreme to being wet without altering my views...

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01.02.2021

Maybe Americans will finally understand what Brexit was really about

It is the EU, not Britain, that is the populist, protectionist rogue state...

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25.01.2021

Does the label “genocide” make anything better?

We should be wary of collectivising people in death, as in life...

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18.01.2021

The solution to America’s culture war is radical decentralisation

The two tribes are now so far apart, and so geographically clustered, that there is no way of bridging the gap...

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13.01.2021

The republic will survive Trump - but will the Republicans?

The GOP must break cleanly with the man who came late and malevolently to the party...

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21.12.2020

The woke will stop at nothing in pursuit of their demented cultural revolution

Julie Burchill, a provocatrice hired to write a provocative book, has it cancelled - fore being too provocative ...

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15.12.2020

If there were a way to make wealth taxes work, some country would have found it by now

You can only confiscate present wealth, not future wealth - and future wealth won't be created if it's subject to confiscation...

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09.12.2020

The day is coming when we will wonder how anyone could eat an animal

Clean meat will free up vast tracts of land and reduce carbon emissions...

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30.11.2020

Why the United States should join the CPTPP

Pulling out of the Pacific trade deal opened the door to Chinese hegemony...

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23.11.2020

Irish America clings to quarrels now largely forgotten in Ireland itself

The tragic circumstances of the migration made the US different from other diaspora communities...

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17.11.2020

GOP leaders know that Trump has lost - but they won’t say so out loud

The president's peevishness is harming the Republicans and undermining the Republic...

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09.11.2020

One thing distinguishes the United States from Latin America - the rule of law

Those who refuse to accept an election result because they resent the outcome are endangering American exceptionalism...

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02.11.2020

Commentators are over-compensating, refusing the believe the signs that Biden will win

As with Britain in 2019, the polls may turn out to have been right all along...

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26.10.2020

The world that lies beyond the lockdowns will be an uglier and more authoritarian one

Power has shifted to the autocracies, and even in the West liberalism is in retreat...

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20.10.2020

It’s Kang versus Kodos, a knave or a fool, a fantasist Falstaff against a senescent Lear

Whoever wins the 2020 presidential election, America is heading in a darker direction...

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12.10.2020

Sweden has demolished the case for the lockdown

Low population density? Economic hit? Higher death rate than Finland? All utterly irrelevant...

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06.10.2020

A war out of a comic novel

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has a Gilbert and Sullivan quality...

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28.09.2020

Hume, Voltaire, Kant, Darwin - identity politics is turning on the men who made the Enlightenment

An irrationalist creed is now openly attacking logic and science as white male baggage...

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21.09.2020

Joe Biden’s ignorance about Northern Ireland jeopardises the Atlantic Alliance

The Democrat, who has long flirted with extreme republicanism, is threatening the UK over a complete non-issue...

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14.09.2020

Sweden’s strategy is working - which suggests that the rest of us ruined ourselves needlessly

The Swedish counter-example means lockdown enthusiasts can't claim that things would otherwise have been worse...

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07.09.2020

If the presidential election is close, the losers won’t accept the result

Civil wars happen, not when people disagree about what should be done, but when they disagree about who has the right to do it...

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31.08.2020

Canada’s new Conservative leader speaks to and for the common sense majority

Erin O'Toole wants to lead Canada back to the heart of the Western alliance...

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25.08.2020

Americans no longer care about the rule of law

What is howled down as an abuse from the other side is cheered from your own - an attitude incompatible with liberal democracy...

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10.08.2020

Victimhood does not confer virtue

John Hume was no better, morally, than his Unionist opponents; but he happened to represent the side seen as the underdog...

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