Nick Cohen

Nick Cohen

The censorious culture of the liberal Left is hostile to freedom of expression. The fate of the trans-rights movement evinces this pointless politics

Woke politics offers conservative satirists an easy target, but the results neither sparkle nor shock

The writer’s paeans for a nation at war are perpetuating a dangerous idea—that English exceptionalism makes extremism impossible

Britain’s greedy and cynical political class is colluding with our enemies

‘In 2019, as Britain faces the prospect of its first truly radical left-wing government, Conservatives are nowhere near frightened enough. If they were, they would defend the checks the British constitution and European law place on power ’

Separating proper journalists from propagandists and trolls is easy enough—can they handle a story which upsets friends and allies?

Reviled insiders such as socialist opponents of Corbyn or anti-Trump Republicans can provide a useful guide through the mire of our times

The weasel words of disability rights may be well-intentioned, but they mask institutional cruelty and deprive caring parents of their say

In Britain, Europe and the US, extremists of the Right and Left use vicious ad hominem attacks to boost their populist appeal

Corbyn and Trump supporters are more alike than they think: both legitimise hatred in defence of the cause, but dread the enemy within