Douglas Murray

truth

Donald Trump won’t leave me alone

November 18, 2020 3:48 pm

The problem in America now is that people see the same events but disagree on what they have just seen

washington

The cameras miss what’s really happening in Washington

November 5, 2020 3:09 pm

Washington feels as if it is preparing for a natural disaster, not an election result

humor

Trump’s humor is his weakness — and his strength

October 29, 2020 8:26 am

When he slings nicknames at his opponents and otherwise goes off script, both he and the crowd get to enjoy themselves

strand

Why should The Strand survive?

October 26, 2020 11:54 am

It has become another improbable victim of the culture wars

antifa

My week with the baying antifa mob

October 22, 2020 7:14 am

From everything I saw of the police, I would say that most federal agents have the patience of saints

mask

The transatlantic mask divide

October 8, 2020 5:42 pm

In the ferry line to Fire Island, I was told off for not wearing my mask over my nostril

protesters

Protesters are clearing a path for Trump

August 27, 2020 9:10 am

The ‘mostly peaceful’ carnage unfolding in American cities

johnny depp court

No one emerges from a court fight looking clean

July 29, 2020 11:38 pm

Unless you have been accused of a crime such as murder, taking legal action is like stepping in quicksand

anne applebaum

Good memoir-writing should be self-critical

July 23, 2020 8:49 am

Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism by Anne Applebaum reviewed

times

What is the point of the New York Times?

July 14, 2020 12:55 pm

Bari Weiss has a bright future ahead of her. The same cannot be said of the paper she has just left

trump

Donald Trump teaches history

July 7, 2020 9:57 am

The President fights for the survival of the republic in his Mount Rushmore speech

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