Dan Hitchens

Students Are Leading The Free Speech Fightback

University campuses have become dangerous places to speak your mind. But the censors have suffered a number of recent reverses

Kind Hearts And Couplets

Two poets show that fierce emotion is not restricted by rhyme or meter

Shame On All Of You

Social media's mob mentality

Better than a Grand Slam

Clive James: whether the culture is low or high, he is in it for the thrills

Dead Wrong

Eugenics in the modern world

Papal Subversives

John XXIII resisted totalitarianism and saved thousands of Slovakian Jews

The Intellectual of The Masses

John Carey sticks up for 'ordinary life' in his memoir The Unexpected Professor

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"