Anna McKie

Farm Agents

The surprising story of Britain's first animated feature, Animal Farm

Scottish independence: what you need to know

As the vote draws closer, and the Yes campaign sees a boost in the polls, have a read of Standpoint's definitive articles on the subject

Prague’s Red Ghosts

  The city's Museum of Communism is shabby and rather strange, but it should be

Drink Up

On Britain's relationship with booze, from "Gin Lane" to binge drinking

Freedom to Choose

The authors of a report criticising a new law to tackle forced marriage deploy the worst kind of cultural relativism 

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"