‘It is a common trap to believe that under the Prime Minister’s Etonian brio lie liberal convictions. Experience suggests otherwise. The only thing Johnson consistently stands up for is himself, and on that, he has indeed never compromised’

‘You do not have to be a radical socialist to admit that since the financial crisis capitalism has failed to deliver the goods’

Revealing how portraiture scares subjects who would prefer to be photo-shopped

A Brexit poem by Liz Lefroy

The little-known Bolzano formed remarkably modern conceptions of logical truth and probability

The Austrian philosopher and 20th-century genius disabled others and inspired decades of needless self-destruction among his disciples

‘It’s just with regard to, like, discussion about anti-Semitism . . . well, I just keep thinking one thing. Why is it always them?’

Questioning the status of history’s ‘most dangerous’ spy

Thomas Grant’s “Court Number One” reveals the changing values of the society which the criminal justice system ultimately exists to enforce