Columns

In the dictionary on my laptop it defines art as “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination”. To me, that’s cooking

Brown has put his conception of the national interest before popularity in a way that has left him trailing in the opinion polls and possibly even mortally wounded politically

Universities have been transformed into the most Marxist, postmodernist, anti-American, anti-military and anti-capitalist institution in American society

Science makes no sense from an evolutionary standpoint, so why have we done it – and why do we continue to do it?

Standpoint’s Mole inside the publishing world bemoans the fact that it’s more about marketing than quality

‘These illiberal liberals, who then flirted with Stalinism as they do today with Islamism, are as contemptuous as ever of what Orwell meant by the middle-class virtues’

‘Absolutely no one believes that the earth could produce 17 times as much oil as today. The stuff simply is not there’