Social Affairs

Whatever the economic inequalities between baby boomers and millennials, there has never been a better time to be young

From ‘flirt coaches’ and seminars on finding your soulmate to mail-order brides, falling in love has never been more commercialised   

In the Church of England’s new book the Archbishops of Canterbury and York are too focused on inequality rather than poverty, greed and folly

A psychologist and sex therapist wonders where E.L. James’s celebration of sadomasochism comes from and what it means for human relationships  

“My choice to study here aged 17 with very little spoken English could have been a disaster”

‘There was a waiting room inside for all Speed Awareness miscreants and it resembled a clinic for sexually transmitted diseases’

It is not right for David Marquand to claim that British society has capitalism has humiliated Britain

Adam Nicolson’s Gentry is a superb survey of the 600-year rise and fall of a class of landed Englishmen