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Archive for April 2016

Unsafe Space

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I’m excited to see that Unsafe Space, a new book of essays on free speech on campus, has just been published in the US. I’m one of the contributors, with a chapter on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement: “BDS: Demonizing Israel, Destroying Free Speech.” The book is edited by Tom Slater, deputy editor of Spiked.  The […]

Berned out

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Boiled down, Bernie Sanders’ message was just too pessimistic. Read my Spiked article in full here.

US election podcast

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In the latest episode of Spiked’s weekly radio show, I spoke with Tom Slater, Spiked’s deputy editor, about why Bernie Sanders has failed to make his “revolution” a reality. Tom also speaks with lawyer and social critic Wendy Kaminer about the victim politics of Donald Trump. You can listen to the podcast here.

Articles of note

“Pro-Trump, anti-Mexican messages chalked on California campus as ‘chalkening’ movement spreads,” Washington Post, by Susan Svrluga “Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are delusional on trade policy,” Daily Beast, by Will Marshall and Ed Gerwin “What’s behind the revolt against global integration?” Washington Post, by Lawrence Summers “A drought of ideas,” The American Interest, by Walter […]

Is the game rigged against Trump and Sanders?

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No, these outsiders aren’t being done in by their parties. Read my spiked article in full here.

After Wisconsin

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The front-runners took it on the chin in last night’s Wisconsin primaries. Ted Cruz beat Donald Trump, 48% to 35%, while Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton by a similar margin, 57% to 43%. So, what did we learn from these results? Republicans Cruz cruises: Last night’s victory was an impressive one for Cruz, and for […]

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