What Does England Want?
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
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.
British Conservatives Have Been at War With the BBC for Decades—and This Time They Might Win
December 19, 2014
They're facing hefty cuts.
The Timeless Charm of Lauren Bacall
September 19, 2014
A feminist before there was feminism.
When 'Mistress' Meant 'Mrs.' and 'Miss' Meant 'Prostitute'
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
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.
Not everything was black and white back then.