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Biden’s UN flambassador

Why is an international diplomat focusing on America’s history of slavery?

By Cockburn

Politics

Do black lives really matter to Twitter celebrities?

The blue-checks seem desperate to fan the flames of racial hatred

By Cockburn

Europe

Ursula von der Leyen’s sexist sofa shenanigans

Losing your seat may be an unfamiliar experience to the unelected von der Leyen

By Cockburn

Politics

YouTube pulls Spectator editor interview with Trump lawyer John Eastman

Big Tech threatens to ban nonprofit for discussing alleged election fraud

By Cockburn

The New York Times gives Harper’s its best subscriptions week ever

President John R. MacArthur delighted by 1,500 new readers after newspaper mocked him

By Cockburn

Europe

Stacey Abrams tells London: yes we Khan

Sadiq Khan earns an endorsement from the ‘Georgia governor’

By Cockburn

Politics

The curious case of Matt Gaetz

What on earth is happening with the Florida congressman?

By Cockburn

Europe

Is Macron the new Trump?

Monsieur Le President appears to be taking tips from his one-time counterpart on pandemic leadership

By Cockburn

Internet

How to cancel someone

Cockburn’s guide to mutually assured cancellation 

By Cockburn

Russia

REVEALED: the Pentagon’s amazingly silly anti-Russia meme

‘The graphics may not be shaping adversary behavior’

By Cockburn

Politics

The perplexing Powell defense

The Trump lawyer offers the intriguing argument that she didn’t expect to be taken seriously

By Cockburn

Business

Prince Harry gets his second job in 24 hours

Is the prince the right man to find solutions to the ‘avalanche of misinformation?’

By Cockburn

Politics

If you must be white, try to be LGBTQ

The logic behind Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s vow to block Caucasian Biden nominees

By Cockburn

Science & Tech

Is Reddit censoring The Spectator?

Links deleted, users blocked, subreddits suspended — all for posting a Spectator article

By Cockburn

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