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Malevolent depravity: the rise of PrEP

June 8, 2020 6:42 pm

A successful anti-Aids drug is wreaking havoc

The joy of Xanax

June 8, 2020 6:20 pm

Back in her examination room, I presented her with my sample

Don’t tell your friends to quit their ‘problematic’ tech jobs

June 8, 2020 6:06 pm

There’s never been a better time for encouraging tech companies’ rank-and-file to speak up

The Spectator, war and slavery: a note on our history

June 8, 2020 11:46 am

Yes, many publications do go on a journey — ours has been pretty steadfast

J.K. Rowling and the road to terfdom

June 8, 2020 7:21 am

If you’re going to shout about the views of J.K. Rowling and her wickedness, you’re going to have to come up with an explanation for that wickedness

Christo’s art of self-promotion

June 7, 2020 5:40 pm

The late artist and his wife spent years assiduously burnishing his image

The snowflakes turn to ice

June 6, 2020 1:27 pm

The hyper-woke generation has grown up. But they aren’t like other grown-ups

Our exile in London

June 6, 2020 11:33 am

The rich are in their country cottages tweeting about social distancing and playing videos of cats playing violins

How ‘odd’ became normal

June 6, 2020 11:12 am

Odd is Scandinavian in origin, Viking if you like

Cellar’s market

June 5, 2020 4:57 pm

What bubbles up must go down

Is this the Boog?

June 5, 2020 3:27 pm

First the government makes you wear a mask to go to the supermarket. Next they’ll be after your guns

Lego, George Floyd and the politics of playtime

June 5, 2020 1:09 pm

Surely there should be some spaces in life untouched by political concerns?

An 11-year-old’s birthday party was hijacked by Brexit

June 4, 2020 5:50 pm

While our guests laid into Boris and Dominic Cummings, the birthday boy and I played with matches

The intense pleasures of lockdown

June 4, 2020 5:36 pm

Walking in the parks and squares, the scent of flowers was amplified by the clear air

Why is YouTube so afraid of free speech?

June 4, 2020 5:22 pm

I, too, think the 5G theory is silly, but that’s not a good reason to censor it

Why is it that age limits never apply to men?

June 4, 2020 4:09 pm

When lockdown is over, I don’t suppose I’ll have the courage to resist returning to my old hectic run-around

My husband’s Skype funeral

June 4, 2020 2:04 pm

There were no hymns, no eulogy. Time enough for that when the plague has passed

Why whales sing: it’s a question of culture

June 4, 2020 12:48 pm

Animals are more human than we’d like to admit

Policing rural Ireland is easier, no doubt, than policing urban America

June 4, 2020 12:30 pm

Whatever the context, let’s not let the worst besmirch the best

Life’s a riot with Meghan Markle

June 4, 2020 9:47 am

Why send in the troops when you can send in the clowns?

What are the long-term effects of keeping schools closed?

June 3, 2020 8:33 am

The crisis in lockdown learning

How to destroy civilization

June 3, 2020 7:14 am

Thanks to tenured radicals, we are witnessing the retribalization of the world

Celebrities try and heal the nation by making the protests about themselves

June 2, 2020 1:00 pm

Where were you when David Guetta cured racism?

The shape of things

June 1, 2020 10:16 pm

On shape-note singing and my friend Stephen