Toby Young

Toby Young is the co-author of What Every Parent Needs to Know and the co-founder of several free schools. In addition to being an associate editor of The Spectator, he is an associate editor of Quillette. Follow him on Twitter @toadmeister

Prince Andrew should have married someone like my wife

‘It’s as if alienating 99 percent of the country isn’t enough for you’

By Toby Young

Education

Why are young people so left-wing?

Left-wing professors think it’s their responsibility to open their students’ eyes to injustice

By Toby Young

Internet

The Intellectual Dark Web is more liberal than you’d think

Most of us hold opinions that 70 years ago would have placed us to the left of the Overton window

By Toby Young

Education

Colleges should be ‘islands of excellence’

Scarcely a month passes without some distinguished professor being targeted for defenestration

By Toby Young

Books

Two faces of a single calamity: how the war against inequality backfired dramatically

The Meritocracy Trap: How America’s Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite by Daniel Markovitz reviewed

By Toby Young

Europe

David Cameron is more authentic than Boris Johnson

The former PM never quite shook off the burden of privilege

By Toby Young

Politics

Donald Trump isn’t to blame for this spate of mass shootings

Despite what the media might tell you

By Toby Young

Education

I’m starting a trade union for intellectuals

Someone should go in to bat for academics if they’re targeted by an outrage mob

By Toby Young

Theater

I love Boris for not firing me when I wrote a play about his sex life

I doubt any other editor would have been so sanguine

By Toby Young

Internet

Portland Antifa are the real fascists

Beating up a journalist because he or she criticizes your political ideology is what the Nazi party did in Germany in the 1930s

By Toby Young

Education

How Noah Carl is fighting back against Cambridge

‘If we want to safeguard academic freedom, we need to start imposing real, material costs on the institutions that buckle under activists’ pressure’

By Toby Young

Europe

Are you suffering from Boris Derangement Syndrome?

Like Trump, he is driving his enemies mad

By Toby Young

Education

Oberlin College and the rise of social justice vengeance

Could a bakery’s court win over a liberal arts school be the turn of the tide?

By Toby Young

Internet

Whasssssuuuuuuuupppppp with Budweiser’s woke capitalism?

Their Pride cups are a mandatory exercise in virtue signaling

By Toby Young

Europe

The paranoid style in British politics

No political movement is immune to the conspiratorial world view

By Toby Young

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