Douglas Murray

white fragility

Don’t play a game you can’t win

July 1, 2020 11:21 pm

What is being demanded of us by the ‘anti-racism’ professors and others is a racialist hell of a fresh kind

speech

Can’t stand free speech? You’re fired!

June 19, 2020 8:54 am

A proposal for dealing with the young bigots now holding publishers and newspapers hostage

liberalism

In defense of liberalism: resisting a new era of intolerance

June 10, 2020 11:21 pm

Our public figures must rediscover the true spirit of liberty

london graffiti

What the response to London’s young graffiti cleaners reveals

June 7, 2020 4:52 pm

Yes — the memorials on Whitehall are precious: even the one to Earl Haig

protesters

Why are protesters exempt from lockdown restrictions?

June 3, 2020 11:15 pm

Like America, Britain is still meant to be in lockdown

hong kong

It’s time to take a stand against Chinese bullying

May 19, 2020 1:24 pm

China has gotten away with a lot because the world wanted to avert its eyes

hugging china

Hugging China hasn’t done Britain any favors

May 7, 2020 8:02 pm

It isn’t healthy to be told that you’re chewing gum on the sole of another country’s shoes

hacks

I love my fellow hacks – even when I disagree with them

April 23, 2020 2:55 pm

As I grow older I am gladder and gladder for people who keep firing off in style, whatever the incoming flack

bats trust

Monkeys, bats and Britain’s national trust

April 9, 2020 12:22 am

When a real problem came, there wasn’t much time for the people with imaginary ones

purpose

In this strange new world, where do we find purpose?

March 26, 2020 3:14 pm

There is a risk that this virus will become something that absorbs all of our time, thoughts and energies

sinn fein

How Sinn Fein got away with murder

February 27, 2020 11:18 am

One of the great mysteries of Ireland is how a people famous for remembering everything can have forgotten so much

conservative

British broadcaster resigns over ‘racist’ Shakespeare quote

January 30, 2020 5:40 am

Do Alastair Stewart’s bosses really believe that he hates black people because he cited Measure for Measure?

STOPPARD

‘I aspire to write for posterity’

January 27, 2020 2:44 pm

Tom Stoppard talks about inspiration, growing older and his new play, Leopoldstadt

defend

Defend your friends

January 22, 2020 4:48 am

The silence of decent people allows the bullies to get away with it

roger scruton

Roger Scruton, a man who seemed bigger than the age

January 12, 2020 2:41 pm

The philosopher died today aged 75

anti-semitism

Labour’s anti-Semitism shame must never be forgiven

December 11, 2019 11:51 am

What Corbyn has brought into the mainstream has toxified Britain

london bridge

The failed lessons of the London Bridge attack

December 3, 2019 9:13 am

Should we reassess the claims of the ‘de-radicalization’ industry?

charlie hebdo

The carnage inside Charlie Hebdo: an eyewitness’s account of the attack

November 21, 2019 1:26 pm

Disturbance: Surviving Charlie Hebdo by Philippe Lançon reviewed

serotonin lockdown

Once more without feeling

November 16, 2019 9:54 am

Serotonin by Michel Houellebecq reviewed

Don’t be such a chicken about Chick-fil-A

October 24, 2019 9:39 am

A local paper slightly histrionically claimed that the restaurant’s opening had ‘bitterly divided’ the people of Berkshire