England

What Does England Want?
Not since the 1600s has the English establishment been so politically threatened in its heartland
May 03, 2015

Not since the 1600s has the English establishment been so politically threatened in its heartland.

It’s Time For a Very British Revolution
April 26, 2015

From Labour's mugs to Cameron's debate dodging, the run up to this election has involved a calculated contempt for openness and honesty.

The English Channel
Imperial nostalgia invades American television
April 21, 2015

British television is indulging in a vast, slow spasm of nostalgia.

It’s Time to Debunk the Churchill Myth
January 16, 2015

His achievements came in spite of, not because of, his parti­cular character.

The Timeless Charm of Lauren Bacall
September 19, 2014

A feminist before there was feminism.

When 'Mistress' Meant 'Mrs.' and 'Miss' Meant 'Prostitute'
The weird history of the female title
September 12, 2014

In the 18th century, ‘Mrs.’ was more likely to indicate a businesswoman than a married woman.

It Is Our Duty to Practice Harsh Criticism
A literary manifesto for the ages
September 10, 2014

A literary manifesto for the ages.

A Scottish Writer Explains Why He's Voting for Independence
September 05, 2014

No, we don't hate the English. We just want to elect our own government.

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