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Podcasts from Spectator writers
It’s hard for Europeans to argue that ‘culture wars’ and ‘identity politics’ are American imports
By Ben Sixsmith
What do progressives have against the newsletter platform?
Science & Tech
If this man was your 49-year-old uncle, you would be quietly disinviting him from Christmas dinner
The Tigray war demonstrates the folly of presumptuously celebrating peace
What Joss Whedon’s downfall tells us about the application of morality
The stakes of online credentialism
Bogus ideas can be inflammatory, setting people against each other within families and friendship groups
Like cigarette smokers, energy drink enthusiasts have clear and particular tastes
They know the eyes of the world are upon them — and at least some of them appear to enjoy the attention
Instead of making me want to become more like them, it looks very much as if they want to become more like me
The YouTuber makes the most of the outrage economy
It’s not everything it’s cracked up to be
Weren’t we lonely enough before?
The real star is the producer’s phonebook
American Crisis: Leadership Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic by Andrew Cuomo reviewed
The sad irony of celebrity pastors
Fear and adrenochrome
What is the Great Reset?
Hi, historian here…
Does anybody practice what they preach?
The trouble with the Petersons’ ‘carnivore diet’
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