In the magazine this month
The exodus is changing the West before our eyes. Lack of leadership has allowed the Continent to drift towards a form of cultural suicide.
What is now being called Europe’s “migrant crisis” is far more than that. It is in fact a crisis of European thought and of political leadership. At the heart of this crisis are the irreconcilable feelings of the European publics, the problems of a European political class trying to found policies based on those contradictions and a continent-wide unwillingness to think this crisis through beyond short-term emotionalism to any of its logical endpoints.
The genocidal ghouls of Isis are tearing down a precious piece of our civilisation. This is the price we pay for not standing up to barbarism
The new Labour leader’s far-left politics mean the Conservatives no longer need to play Blairite games. The modernisers’ days are over
By electing a far-left internationalist, Labour has failed to listen to the hopes and fears of its core voters on immigration and welfare
On the set of the BBC’s recent adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s novel, I realised that his most controversial book is as important as ever
Lord Stern’s new tract on global warming will help his Green allies to build their latter-day Tower of Babel, but renewables are irrelevant to megacities
LASZLO SOLYMAR AND RICHARD SYMS
In 1984, Laszlo Solymar (under a pseudonym) predicted the collapse of the USSR. Will today’s Russia suffer the same fate?
Five British writers were in Russia in 1917. Each one had his own story, but all were overwhelmed by the powerful tide of history
The internet bookselling market appears to be based on nothing more than whim
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