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Humanity is underrated



Published: 2018-04-18T00:04:00+00:00

 



‘I was called human scum just for criticising #MeToo’

2018-04-20T14:10:00+00:00

Katie Roiphe on the ‘weird energy’ and censorious rage of Twitter-feminism.



The problem with Kendrick Lamar winning the Pulitzer

2018-04-20T12:56:00+00:00

It isn’t for high-culture awards judges to confer legitimacy on hip-hop.



The Square: a vicious satire on the new elite

2018-04-20T02:55:00+00:00

Ruben Ostlund’s film brilliantly pricks the pretensions of Europe’s cultural set.



The real scandal of the Ulster Rugby rape trial

2018-04-19T09:12:00+00:00

Punishing men who were found not guilty makes a mockery of justice.



The Lords’ vote for a customs union is a vile assault on democracy

2018-04-19T04:29:00+00:00

Unelected peers are engaged in an elitist revolt against the masses.



Syria, The Times and free speech

2018-04-19T04:00:00+00:00

Why did the newspaper attack me for questioning the government?



Annihilation: a shimmering sci-fi fairytale

2018-04-19T01:27:00+00:00

Alex Garland’s Netflix film leaves the viewer with plenty to ponder.



The People’s Vote: a parody of democracy

2018-04-18T00:05:00+00:00

Jean-Luc Picard may want a second referendum – but the public don’t.



Another boozy scare story

2018-04-18T00:04:00+00:00

Those extra few pints won’t take years off your life.



We need to talk about Muslim anti-Semitism

2018-04-18T00:03:00+00:00

The UK’s Chief Rabbi has raised a thorny but important issue.



Enoch Powell was wrong – so were his critics

2018-04-17T03:00:00+00:00

Both Powell and his detractors rejected the positive idea of integration.



Thou shalt not question the Good Friday Agreement

2018-04-17T02:55:00+00:00

Why Barry Gardiner was right to call it a ‘shibboleth’.



The problem with ‘representation’

2018-04-17T02:50:00+00:00

Why we don’t need fictional characters to look like us.



Amnesty for the Windrush children

2018-04-16T09:30:00+00:00

These people are British citizens yet are treated like criminals.



The West’s virtue-bombing of Syria is a disastrous mistake

2018-04-16T05:45:00+00:00

Our governments have made themselves the allies of ISIS.



They think we’re all Enochs now

2018-04-16T05:00:00+00:00

Demands to ban Powell’s ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech are the latest insult to Leave voters.



Syria: the bloody price of Western narcissism

2018-04-13T06:26:00+00:00

The Twitter bombardiers have no idea of the horrors they will unleash.



Why I’m pro-choice and anti-buffer zone

2018-04-13T03:39:00+00:00

Those Ealing pro-lifers have the right to stand outside that clinic.



The comics who are waging war on comedy

2018-04-13T01:47:00+00:00

Some turncoat comedians want to ban ‘offensive’ comedy gigs.



Free bus travel for young adults is a terrible idea

2018-04-12T16:36:00+00:00

Jeremy Corbyn’s cult of youth is actually bad for young people.



Now they want to lock up Rod Liddle and ban Quentin Letts

2018-04-12T05:00:00+00:00

Joking about the Welsh or criticising black actors is the new limit to free speech.



Buffer zones are not an attack on free speech

2018-04-12T03:48:00+00:00

Protests outside abortion clinics are about intimidation, not debate.



Pulse of Europe: an elitist campaign

2018-04-12T01:43:00+00:00

Meet the ‘grassroots’ pro-EU group that is only popular with politicians.



Why do you hate Israel?

2018-04-11T13:05:00+00:00

The question that hangs over the left, and which no one can answer.



Another moral panic about rap

2018-04-11T04:28:00+00:00

‘Drill’ music is not the cause of youth violence.



Young people have never had it so good

2018-04-11T03:42:00+00:00

So why do so many of us say we can’t cope?



On Kevin Williamson and cowardice

2018-04-10T14:11:00+00:00

Editing isn’t censorship. But this sacking didn’t come from nowhere.



Molly Ringwald, you are wrong about The Breakfast Club

2018-04-10T05:01:00+00:00

There is a serious philistinism in viewing culture through a #MeToo lens.



The bitter reality of the sugar tax

2018-04-10T05:00:00+00:00

This illiberal policy will do sweet FA for the problem of obesity.



Orban’s victory: another blow to the EU oligarchy

2018-04-09T09:46:00+00:00

The demonisation of Hungary is the real threat to democracy.



Boris is not the only Russia baiter

2018-04-09T04:57:00+00:00

Too many today think Russia is to blame for everything.



Who’s afraid of automation?

2018-04-09T04:05:00+00:00

Yes, robots will replace existing jobs, but they’ll create new ones too.



Why centrists are holding out for a hero

2018-04-06T07:12:00+00:00

The Third Way nostalgists crave a return to elite rule.



Winnie Mandela: a flawed but exemplary life

2018-04-06T05:30:00+00:00

How the ANC betrayed this bravest opponent of Apartheid rule.



I’m a pay-gap denier and proud of it

2018-04-06T05:00:00+00:00

We need to junk this fact-lite obsession with gender pay.



Whatever happened to investigative journalism?

2018-04-05T13:18:00+00:00

The Observer’s ‘scoop’ let the message get ahead of the facts.



Salisbury: are we any closer to the truth?

2018-04-05T09:28:00+00:00

The government’s diplomatic errors have knocked its credibility with the public.



More women should revolt against saviour feminism

2018-04-05T05:30:00+00:00

Hail the restaurant workers standing up to celeb do-gooders.



Heineken’s racist ad? Lighten up

2018-04-05T05:25:00+00:00

People need to stop seeing racism where it doesn’t exist.



Why Martin Luther King still speaks to us

2018-04-04T05:30:00+00:00

Things have got both better and worse since his death 50 years ago.



Alison Saunders: when law becomes a crusade

2018-04-04T05:26:00+00:00

Under Saunders’ reign, the CPS became far too political.



Let Tommy tweet

2018-04-04T05:20:00+00:00

The problem with Twitter’s ban on Tommy Robinson.



The misplaced panic about London’s murder rate

2018-04-03T01:34:00+00:00

Youth violence is both less and more serious than is being reported.



Why shouldn’t footballers use snus?

2018-04-03T01:32:00+00:00

The FA should rise above this confected outrage over oral tobacco.



The trans-gressions of Ricky Gervais

2018-04-03T01:31:00+00:00

Humanity’s Caitlyn Jenner jokes are the least of this sub-par show’s problems.



The return of the socialism of fools

2018-04-02T05:00:00+00:00

The problem of left anti-Semitism is more profound than people recognise.



The problem with this children’s crusade

2018-04-02T04:30:00+00:00

The Parkland activists are impressive, yes, but let’s not lionise them.



The myth of a post-Brexit surge in hate

2018-04-02T04:00:00+00:00

Even the EU now accepts Brits are more positive about migrants.



‘To defend democracy, we must defend the nation’

2018-03-30T11:49:00+00:00

Tom Slater and Michael Brendan Dougherty discuss the populist revolt.



Worboys and the new threat to justice

2018-03-30T05:00:00+00:00

This case could set a dangerous precedent.