James Bartholomew

Europe

The rotten legacy of communism in Albania

If even McDonald’s sees no point in opening up in a place, you can be sure it’s in a sorry state

By James Bartholomew

Europe

How come the less something is a problem, the more people talk about it?

The ‘controversy paradox’ behind Britain’s protests

By James Bartholomew

What explains the idiocy of the liberal elite? It’s their education

We’re closing 2017 by republishing our twelve most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 6: James Bartholomew on the liberal elite’s reaction to Brexit and Trump: Enough! Enough! For months, the so-called liberal elite has been writing articles, having radio and TV discussions, giving sermons (literally) and making speeches in which it has struggled to understand […]

By James Bartholomew

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