Issue: July/August 2017

Euphoric Labour won’t win power led by a pied piper

Jeremy Corbyn is riding high after an unexpectedly successful election campaign. But his party has more to do to attract Middle England 

Don’t be ‘difficult’ — try ‘formidable’, Mrs May

Women in public life are routinely defined by emotions, men by creed. I’m not thin-skinned but we can do without this adjectival apartheid

Enough is enough of terror — but also of our self-doubt

Despite the attack at a London mosque, we must expose the jihadist lie that the West is Islamophobic and take pride in our open society

Iraq’s Christians pray for help that never comes

Nearly a million have fled their divided country since the 2003 invasion and the West has failed to provide the support they deserve

The Atlantic alliance may be broken beyond repair

Donald Trump’s obsession with Europe paying its ‘fair share’ for Nato has undermined the common values that have upheld the organisation

Catholic tastes: both English and European

Brexit has revived interest in Elizabethan England’s bitter religious divisions that pitted love of the Continent against loyalty to the Crown

Brexit as myth: Exodus, Reckoning, or Sacrifice?

The best way to understand the UK’s departure from the EU may be through the prism of ancient mythology. But which story to choose?

Opposites meet in the land of Scrugletopia

The debate between Sir Roger Scruton and Terry Eagleton enhances our national discourse

The Fate Of The West

A lecture by Daniel Johnson

Home from home for the Bolshevik elite

Yuri Slezkine's The House of Government tells the story of a place where revolutionaries came home and the revolution came to die

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"