David Goodhart

David Goodhart

The Windrush Betrayal describes a shameful episode in the history of the Home Office, and in Britain’s treatment of a section of its Caribbean minority, but in its highly selective analysis and extreme conclusions it also contributes to an ideological assault on the proper operation of Britain’s border

The helter-skelter expansion of higher education may be good for individuals but has sharpened value divides in society

Niall Ferguson’s big theory of history is stimulating, arresting, but only half-convincing

Alexander Betts and Paul Collier’s “Refuge” is a work of politically engaged scholarship with both trenchant analysis and original solutions

If we were to welcome even a fraction of the refugees who want to come here, we would destroy the things that attract them to this country

Contemporary liberalism has disdained the loyalties that work as society’s glue. Its failure has allowed populism to dominate politics

A decade ago I tentatively questioned the benefits of mass immigration and got slated for it. But things have moved on