Rod Liddle

Neil Young performs at the Harvest Moon benefit

Album review: Neil Young, Homegrown

July 10, 2020 12:22 pm

Not the legend's best work

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Britain’s government can’t handle COVID or Black Lives Matter, either

June 17, 2020 11:47 pm

There has been flip-flopping on policy almost every day of the week

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In defense of the lockdown

May 14, 2020 1:01 pm

If you think we are right to abandon or dilute lockdown now, then you should not have been in favor of it in the first place

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The politics of bookshelves

May 7, 2020 4:40 pm

You can’t say that, you can’t read that, you can’t think that — a mantra which closes down discussion

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Corona Derangement Syndrome

May 5, 2020 12:20 pm

The virus has driven everyone mad

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We crave certainty over COVID-19. There isn’t any

April 30, 2020 3:08 pm

There is no scientific truth to COVID-19, as yet — and perhaps never will be

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Would Churchill have worn a face mask?

April 23, 2020 3:59 pm

There is something smug and averse about people in masks — but better smug and averse than dead, I suppose

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There’s nothing equal about this virus

April 16, 2020 1:30 pm

I can self-isolate fairly comfortably, but how easy is it if you are on the 15th floor of a tower block?

cigarettes

If anything is ‘essential’ right now, it’s cigarettes

April 12, 2020 10:20 am

Nothing about this small and unpleasant virus thing is ‘abundantly clear’

meghan

Will you guys take Harry and Meghan to your hearts?

February 29, 2020 10:48 am

California, here one comes...

kill

Wanting to kill us all is madness, not religion

February 6, 2020 10:54 am

If we are serious that these attacks have nothing to do with Islam then let us apply some consistency to this apparent conviction

brexit

How it all went right: the great Brexit wound has almost healed

January 30, 2020 12:06 am

It didn’t take a generation – it took about two weeks

patriotism

In Britain, we want one thing from our royals: patriotism

January 16, 2020 1:10 pm

The working-class north resents their hard-earned money being spent on the royals only when the royals don’t keep up their side of the bargain

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World War Three? No, this was about Trump’s second term

January 9, 2020 8:35 am

Most people do not share the leftish view that Iran and the US are equivalent as nation states in their capacity to do bad things

tory

How to save the Tory party

June 6, 2019 6:35 am

What should the Conservatives do? Become Conservative is the obvious answer

gaza

Tunneling my way into Gaza

May 30, 2019 7:17 am

The food has improved in Israel since I was last here

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On milkshakes

May 23, 2019 1:07 pm

The milkshake business has become a bit of a thing for bedraggled losers on the left

sri lanka

We condemned the ideology behind Christchurch. Why didn’t we do the same after Sri Lanka?

April 25, 2019 12:47 pm

You cannot quite separate Islam from the horrors carried out in its name, no matter how well intentioned you may be

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Women’s sports may one day soon consist entirely of men

February 28, 2019 4:42 am

The only piece of research done on transgender women competing in women’s sports had a sample size of eight people

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Theresa May’s Brexit deal proves one thing: the establishment always wins

November 15, 2018 7:08 am

What we voted for does not matter, because they will not let it happen

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In New Hampshire, smoking saved my life

November 1, 2018 10:22 am

A close encounter with a hunter’s bullet

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The truth is we prefer to lie

October 4, 2018 9:07 am

We will never know the truth of the Kavanaugh case unless one of the two principal actors ’fesses up — and even then I wouldn’t be too sure

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It’s not just the moon landings. Everywhere, the PC brigade is rewriting history

September 6, 2018 6:50 am

I remember the moon landing very well. I was nine years old. I can remember too my sense of outrage…

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And I think to myself, not a wonderful world…

August 23, 2018 8:49 am

Two liberals were murdered by Islamists while on a journey to prove how peaceful human beings are

The more extreme the left’s screeches, the greater the populist surge

July 26, 2018 8:58 am

If the Democratic Party are wondering why they’re losing young white men, they need look no further than Sweden.