Douglas Murray

Summer Salvoes

"Theresa May’s safe pair of hands seems a great blessing after the vacuum Cameron and Osborne left us in"

The Old Gods’ New Tricks

"What would George Weidenfeld have thought of Brexit? He would have analysed the causes and asked: 'Now — how do we save Europe?'"

Fog City’s Breakdown

"The streets of San Francisco are largely populated by zombies, howling at the
pavement and cursing the moon"

Modern Manners

'It is Homer Simpson, I believe, who is credited with the observation, “Actors—is there anything they don’t know?”'

Facing Up To The Fanatics

"Our decent desire to be polite, combined with our indecent concessions to fear, make reform of Islam less likely"

To Brexit Or Not To Brexit?

‘If we do leave the EU, it should be more in a spirit of regret than of celebration’

The Establishment Is In Denial — Yet Again

How many more atrocities must Western societies endure before the question of what to do about radical Islam is taken seriously?

The Year Of “Social Justice”

"Perhaps it isn’t surprising that skin colour became a state of mind in a year when gender already had"

The New Normal

"And what — beyond grief — can European citizens do after Paris? Can we be anything more than mourners at our own funeral?"

Student Sensibilities

‘From the point of view of anyone seeking safety and comfort the whole business of life is very badly organised’

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"