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‘Standpoint is, as it has always been, a magazine for small-c conservatives and small-l liberals. But it is also for small-s socialists and small-g greens, and for those who resist pigeonholing on principle’

‘I’m reasonably satisfied that the increased hate crime widely reported from June 23, 2016, onwards and seized upon by the Remain camp was a classic example of moral panic, and that most of the reports were false’

‘Was the £350 million claim really a lie? Has our probable future Prime Minister indulged in tabloid-level mendacity?’

‘Discovering Judaism has been a profound and fascinating process, from celebrating festivals to the spiritual joy of synagogue’

‘Anniversaries all too quickly become a substitute for clear thoughts about the present. As the victors of the war, for example, we have written our part in its history in rose-tinted ink’

‘A message of liberation has lost out to the more commercially viable demands for inclusion and recognition of ever-more niche identities’

The preachy new breed of carnivore

In a charming Sicilian museum you can test the theories of antiquity’s greatest mathematician

Dining at the headquarters of International Bland

“Boris, ironically, now offers Remoaners the best chance of a soft Brexit, or at least a sensible one. And to those who want a second referendum—’the people’s vote’—there may even be a chance of that too.”