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Issue: November 2017
Human rights — all things being equal
Two books attempt to tackle the fundamental basis of equality: whence do we derive human rights?
The Trump Doctrine
"There are plenty of precedents for leaders of the free world going it alone"
Not so fast, Nick
Nick Clegg's new book
How To Stop Brexit
is shrill and bitter, and neglects to mention that his advocacy of the EU has been personally lucrative
Sisters of liberty
A group of nuns have won their case against the Obamacare contraception mandate. But their religious exemption is only required because of the government's encroachment
Ignored no more
David Bomberg was one of the great British artists of the 20th century but was always an outsider and suffered neglect for much of his career
The only extant portrait of a Mayflower settler allows insight into individuals still shrouded by obscurity
Resisting low-tech terrorism
‘Gilles de Kerchove, the counter-terrorism chief of Europol, estimates that there are now more than 50,000 jihadists in Europe — half of them in Britain’
See it, say it? Only if slam-dunk
‘The public aren’t told what might constitute suspicious behaviour. But I occasionally ponder the circumstances in which I would report anything’
The Outsider's Diary
Making the law
‘The European Court of Justice has a record of deciding cases not in accordance with the wording of treaties and legislation, but with the furtherance of the power of EU institutions’
Could British politics realign?
‘The Macron example has made some former British leaders dream of new alignments’
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"
A tripod in the sky
The view from above