Issue: November 2016

How Low Can We Go?

"Bootle and Mills believe in “permanent devaluation”. Is there any exchange rate they regard as too low?"

On Syria, Where’s The Outrage?

"Putin revels in others’ weakness. A man with a facelift who poses bare-chested on horseback is not a well man"

Bad Ideas make for Bad Politics

"Politics goes bad when ideas go bad and the ideas have gone bad in Europe because free speech went bad"

Illuminating Islam’s Dark Side

"Like the moon, every religion has a dark and a light side. The most enduring perversions of faith always claim scriptural authority"

Labour Misogynists

The most female-friendly role models in politics today are on the Right

Country Is Queen

Patriotism is loathed by some but it's never been more important

On The Shelf

Books in our culture have been tragically downgraded

Jomo Vs. Fomo

An epidemic of Jomo is raging amongst millenials: the joy of missing out

The Name’s Bond

As a girl, Clarissa Pryce-Jones was caught up in the German invasion of Athens — and her saviour may have been Fleming's original

Brexit Bonanza

Die Welt reported that Brexit has meant high-street businesses going bust. They couldn't be more wrong

An autumn note

“For many, the end of this uneasy year cannot come quickly enough”

An ordinary killing

Ian Cobain’s book uses the killing of Millar McAllister to paint a meticulous portrait of the Troubles

Greater—not wiser

John Mullan elucidates the genius of Charles Dickens
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