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The revolt against the masses: my interview with Fred Siegel

Fred Siegel talks about the long history of liberal elitism.

Fred's comments were full of insights, and he pulled no punches. One quote: "When I was a kid, to be liberal was to be open-minded and highly educated. Liberalism doesn’t represent that today. It represents a secular version of baptism."

You can read my Spiked Review interview with Fred in full here.

One year on: the real problem with Trump

No, he isn’t a tyrant. But he is seriously degrading political life.

Read my Spiked article in full here.

Spiked’s cultural highs and lows of 2017

Spiked writers gave their nominations for the best and the worst of this year's art and culture. My high: The Vietnam War, by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. My low: The petition to remove Thérèse Dreaming at the Met.

You can read all of the nominations here.

The year Trumpism died

2017 made clear that Trump is no champion of the forgotten man.

Read my Spiked article in full here.

Spiked podcast: The Special Counsel’s threat to democracy

On this week's Spiked podcast, I spoke with Ella Whelan about the fall-out from Michael Flynn's agreement to cooperate with Robert Mueller's special investigation. You can listen to it here.

Ella also spoke with Bruno Waterfield about the Tory/Brussels showdown, and with Naomi Firsht about Stop Funding Hate's war on press freedom.

The Flynn flip isn’t all it seems

And this unchecked investigation is a danger to democracy.

Read my Spiked article in full here.

#MeToo is a menace to democratic politics

Now Washington is falling to this puritan panic.

Read my Spiked article in full here.

Calm down Democrats – your troubles aren’t over

Dems did well this week, but they’re still in disarray.

Read my Spiked article in full here.

Whither Christianity? My interview with Rod Dreher

Rod Dreher talks the future of faith, identity politics and the crisis of the West.

I am very grateful to Rod Dreher for taking the time to speak with me, and provide such interesting insights. You can read my Spiked Review interview with Rod in full here.

The cause of mankind

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The American Revolution changed the world, and it isn’t finished yet.

In this month’s Spiked Review, I reviewed Jonathan Israel’s The Expanding Blaze: How the American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775-1848. You can read it here.

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