Issue: August 2008

There is almost no end to the myriad pettifogging ways in which we’ve contrived to make the whole driving experience as miserable as possible

Publish and be Out to Lunch

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

‘?“Islamophobia” is a nonsense term. There are reasons to be fearful of some aspects and versions of Islam’

Celebrate Civilisation in All Its Precariousness

‘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’

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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