Dominic Green

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George H.W. Bush was the representative president

December 1, 2018 1:01 pm

The death of the last president to have served in World War Two represents the passing of an age

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Bernardo Bertolucci was more pervert than genius

November 26, 2018 2:30 pm

His films were boring, too

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’Twas the night after Thanksgiving

November 22, 2018 3:14 pm

What will the White House’s Thanksgiving look like in 10 years’ time?

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Airbnb’s boycott and Facebook’s child bride: the moral vacuum of the internet

November 21, 2018 11:42 am

Never attribute to malice or stupidity that which can be adequately explained by greed

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Why is Tommy Robinson banned from America?

November 16, 2018 7:59 am

His kind of populism is what you get when government and media collude to silence the lawfully expressed opinions of ordinary people

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Donald Trump, Democratic president?

November 12, 2018 12:30 pm

Trump should go back to his roots with Chuck and Nancy

Rosamund Pike as Marie Colvin in A Private War

The Marie Colvin biopic is a study in compulsion

November 11, 2018 3:40 pm

A Private War reviewed

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Only an idiot would predict tonight’s midterm results. So let me oblige

November 6, 2018 8:42 pm

Trump is so divisive that the networks couldn’t agree on who he was dividing

Life & Arts Podcast: Heather Mac Donald on pandering to race and gender, and how it corrupts the university

November 6, 2018 5:24 am

This week on the Spectator USA Life & Arts podcast, I’m casting the pod with Heather Mac Donald. A scholar…

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Axios on HBO: dumb TV for people who think they’re smart

November 4, 2018 10:09 pm

It feels like a media Democrat’s idea of a shot for the sweet spot and the middle ground

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A bitter kind of greatness

November 4, 2018 4:53 pm

The Other Side of the Wind reviewed

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Donald Trump isn’t anti-Semitic. He’s just a bit ignorant

November 1, 2018 1:24 pm

The President of the United States lives in a bubble smaller than that of the saddest alt-righter

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In a tech-obsessed world, Generation X stands a fighting chance

October 29, 2018 10:28 am

This week’s guest: Matthew Hennessey, author of Zero Hour for Gen X: How the Last Adult Generation Can Save America from the Millennials

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Another Robert Redford obituary for the heroic white misfit

October 29, 2018 10:24 am

The Old Man and the Gun reviewed

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What’s wrong with the Right?

October 27, 2018 4:19 pm

From paranoid style to paranoid acts

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The caravan of the saints

October 24, 2018 3:26 pm

This is what you get when you permit the impoverishment of an entire continent, and then exploit the undocumented labour of those able to escape

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American universities need to chop the hand that feeds them tyrants’ cash

October 23, 2018 10:17 am

How can politically correct universities take money from Mohammed bin Salman?

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The origin story of the American moral vacuum

October 22, 2018 9:46 am

Bad Times at the El Royale reviewed

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Life ’n’ Arts Podcast: History and ‘isms’ with David Pryce-Jones

October 22, 2018 6:00 am

‘I think the common theme in everything that I’ve done, really, is: what makes people believe the extraordinary things they do believe?’

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More fake news on Brexit from the New York Times

October 17, 2018 3:29 pm

Stephen Castle has painted a picture of a Britain in panic based off a Facebook group of 1,200 people

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Will the royal baby be an American?

October 15, 2018 6:41 pm

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted to confirm to the public that it All Works Down There

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Writers’ lives do not make good movies

October 15, 2018 2:56 pm

Colette reviewed

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For Max Boot, the road from Baghdad leads to the road to Damascus

October 12, 2018 11:43 am

Boot socks the Republicans and dips a toe among the Democrats, but can he find a footing?

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Gandhi on Hitler: ‘I do not believe him to be as bad as he is portrayed’

October 11, 2018 10:45 pm

Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World: 1914–1948 by Ramachandra Guha reviewed