Lionel Shriver

Europe

Don’t use up all your rhetoric at once

Hyperbole makes words worthless

By Lionel Shriver

Education

How’s your adversity score?

The attempt to make the SAT more inclusive will handicap the very children it is meant to reward

By Lionel Shriver

We’re all self-haters now

As an American coming of age at the butt of the 1960s, I celebrated self-loathing

By Lionel Shriver

Europe

Imagine the uproar if Remain had won, but MPs then made Britain leave

Throughout this three-year circus, a favorite Europhilic weapon of choice has been sheer bafflement

By Lionel Shriver

Europe

If you forgive the IRA, then you must forgive the Parachute Regiment too

The hardest part to swallow of the Good Friday Agreement was the release of paramilitary prisoners

By Lionel Shriver

Education

Why I hate ‘the N-word’

The pretense is that you’re not saying it, when of course you are

By Lionel Shriver

Internet

Without forgiveness, we’re all doomed

Contemporary sensibilities are applied to behavior in an earlier era, when it was regarded rather differently

By Lionel Shriver

Books

Demography has become the biggest story on the planet

The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World by Paul Morland reviewed

By Lionel Shriver

Europe

Why is Britain letting itself be held to ransom by has-been Irish militants?

For the fifth-largest economy in the world to design its whole trade policy around the appeasement of this delusional riffraff beggars belief

By Lionel Shriver

Books

Why do authors have to be ‘moral’? Because their publishing contracts tell them so

My compulsion to rub strangers up the wrong way in a political sense grows only more enticing

By Lionel Shriver

Europe

Why flee France?

Among starry-eyed migrants, Britain’s reputation for soft-touch social policy could be exaggerated

By Lionel Shriver

Will racial blending undermine identity politics? Let’s hope so

It’s not only right-wing reprobates who recoil from demographic changes

By Lionel Shriver

Art

Jazz is dominated by men. So what?

The Europe Jazz Network conference is trying to impose gender-balance and reduce the dominance of male instrumentalists. What a waste of time.

By Lionel Shriver

Politics

Trump is right about many things, which is why he must be stopped

Liberals and conservatives alike have every reason to jelly this President in an immobilizing aspic

By Lionel Shriver

The migrant caravan isn’t an issue of good and evil. It’s about self-interest

Americans have no more of a moral right to dry homes and safe streets than those Hondurans do

By Lionel Shriver

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