Nick Cohen

Nick Cohen

‘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

‘There is nothing comfortable or comforting about modern British history’

‘Among large sections of the middle class, the belief in British good fortune and British good sense has vanished. Politically, I cannot see where their anger goes’

‘Virtually everyone I know is engaged in arguments about whether it is worth staying with either main party’

Can society stand by and allow the technology that allows people to simulate sex with their neighbour?