Hugo Schmidt

The Tipping Point

Curt Schilling was suspended over a tweet which compared the percentage of extremist Muslims to that of fervent Nazis — but research shows that to change the mainstream, only a small minority need be committed to an idea.

Charleston: Evasions and Excuses

There are shifty excuses being made for the Chareston shooting

The Crescent and the Jackboot: Dealing with Totalitarianism

Britain must learn to deal with Islamist extremists in the same way Germany has learnt to deal with neo-Nazis

ISIS and the West: Neutrality absolves nothing

British Muslims extremists are joining ISIS. The UK must take responsibility — and action — before it's too late

An Ordinary Chap, Sufficiently Motivated

'I have spent this week in the lonely position of one who admires both Nelson Mandela and Margaret Thatcher'

Robinson’s Exit

The former EDL leader has taken responsibility for his followers' extremism. Will his former allies do the same?

Online Only: Countering the Counter-Jihadists

The selective silence of leading lights in the counter-Jihad movement fuels the violence of Anders Breivik and other European fascists

Online Only: Heirs to the Left

When democratic leftists embrace illiberal ideologies, they normalise the fascism of the European New Right

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"