Nick Cohen

Nick Cohen

Watching the latest batch of spy thrillers, you’d never guess who the real enemy was

As anti-Thatcher literature blossomed in the 1980s, it was tempting to argue that the Right had won the economic war and the Left had won the cultural war. But the real victors of the past 30 years are blaring populists, ignorant and proud of it. 

The BBC has created an admirable series about a pioneering barrister — Garrow’s Law

We imagine that the web is a forum for uncensored thought. We couldn’t be more wrong

Derek Pasquill, the Foreign Office whistleblower who leaked documents on its collusion with Islamists, now faces ruin

The BBC’s adaptation of Emma might promote sexual chemistry but it lacks all tension

Ant and Dec rigged their game shows, but the fans have left them off the hook

Britain’s arcane and illogical libel laws, litigious oligarchs and oil sheikhs have made it almost impossible to report the truth

Is the BBC trying to appeal to the same audience that watches internet porn?

Liberals and feminists do not consider the oppression of women a pressing concern when done in the name of culture or religion