Kenneth Minogue

ONLINE ONLY: Send in the Clowns

UKIP have challenged the internationalist assumptions of the political elite. Will they succeed?

Why Shouldn’t I Cheat? Everybody Else Does

England no longer expects every man to do — or even to know — his duty, and corruption is creeping into our moral culture

The Rise of Rights and the Fall of Man

Healthy societies have an inbuilt sense of how things are and ought to be. But we have abandoned common sense, integrity and virtue

Slaves of the Bonus Culture

The demise of the professions is having a profound impact, starting with the disappearance of integrity in public life

To Hell with Niceness

The spread of political 'compassion' has led to the breakdown of family and school discipline. The results have been catastrophic

Elie Kedourie

Kenneth Minogue recalls the great Anglo-Iraqi scholar who was both amused and outraged by the folly of intellectuals

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"