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Articles (2017 onwards)


The fightback against critical race theory. American parents have had enough of this divisive ideology being imposed on their kids. Spiked, 9 July 2021.

The legacy of the Pentagon Papers. They struck an important blow for press freedom, but have also shaped today’s conspiratorial mindset. Spiked, 28 June 2021.

Flying the flag for woke imperialism. The Biden administration is committed to exporting Pride and Black Lives Matter. Spiked, 14 June 2021.

Biden's exploitation of the Tulsa tragedy. The president used the anniversary of this vile racist massacre to score petty political points. Spiked, 4 June 2021.

"Equity" is just racial discrimination by another name. In Biden’s America, treating people differently based on the color of their skin is back on the agenda. Spiked, 25 May 2021.

America's elites are fuelling vaccine hesitancy. Their refusal to open up society has led many to conclude that vaccination is pointless. Spiked, 11 May 2021.

Tim Scott and the progressive bigots. For saying ‘America is not a racist country’, Scott has been branded an Uncle Tom. Spiked, 30 April 2021.

Amy Chua takes on cancel culture. Yale tried to humiliate Chua, but she wasn’t having it. Spiked, 29 April 2021.

After the Floyd verdict: the US is not a racist dystopia. George Floyd's killing united America in outrage. But some want to use it to keep us permanently divided. Spiked, 21 April 2021.

Woke capitalism is a menace to democracy. Big businesses are aggressively interfering in politics - and liberals are egging them on. Spiked, 16 April 2021.

The Texas Neanderthals were right. Texas ditched the mask mandate and opened up – and it’s all fine. Spiked, 1 April 2021.

Biden is to blame for the border crisis. In his desperation to reject all things Trump, Joe Biden has created a humanitarian disaster. Spiked, 26 March 2021.

What if George Floyd's killer is acquitted? Anything less than a murder conviction will have explosive consequences. Spiked, 19 March 2021.

Why the cancellation of Dr. Seuss matters. This is not some confected culture-war spat. Woke zealots want to purge culture, and they’re succeeding. Spiked, 3 March 2021.

School closures are creating a lost generation. The excuses from Biden and the unions for delaying reopening are wearing thin. Spiked, 26 February 2021.

A sham impeachment. The Democrats' drive-by impeachment was little more than a cynical stunt. Spiked, 15 February 2021.

Marjorie Taylor Greene is not the only conspiracist in Washington. Russiagate showed that conspiratorial thinking has gone mainstream among Democrats. Spiked, 5 February 2021.

Get the troops out of DC. Biden's war on "domestic terror" is wildly disproportionate and authoritarian. Spiked, 29 January 2021. 

Don't impeach Trump - censure him. The Democrats’ impeachment plans look like a partisan stunt. There is a better way to rebuke him. Spiked, 13 January 2021.

A despicable attack on American democracy. Trump is to blame for the carnage at the Capitol, and Trumpism now stands discredited. Spiked, 7 January 2021.

It's time to dump Trump. Trump has been caught red-handed trying to steal the election. But Republicans are still indulging his fantasies. Spiked, 5 January 2021.


A painful reminder for the elites. The strength of Trump’s showing confirms there are still millions of people who want a different kind of politics. Spiked, 4 November 2020.

Biden will bring woke to the White House. Joe Biden is committed to wokeness as any Democrat. He has no inclination to resist its rise. Spiked, 27 October 2020.

The 1619 Project: down, but far from out. Despite sustained criticism, this wretched New York Times initiative is still being promoted in schools. Spiked, 16 October 2020.

A sh*tshow of a debate. Are these two grouchy old men really the best America has to offer? Spiked, 30 September 2020.

The battle for the Supreme Court is tearing America apart. In a healthy democracy, the appointment of judges would not feel like an existential crisis. Spiked, 28 September 2020.

A tragic choice. Neither Trump nor Biden can move the US forward. Spiked, 26 August 2020.

There's nothing "inspiring" about Kamala Harris. She is only really loved among Wall Street, Silicon Valley and identitarian liberals. Spiked, 13 August 2020.

Portland has been given over to the mob. Cowardly politicians let the protests spiral out of control. Spiked, 31 July 2020.

Why John Lewis didn't want the Edmund Pettus Bridge renamed. Civil-rights leaders were too busy making history to worry about bridge names and statues. Spiked, 21 July 2020.

In defence of Bari Weiss. More people need to take a stand against the Great Awokening. Spiked, 17 July 2020.

Who's behind the war on statues? This mob iconoclasm is being encouraged by America's self-loathing elites. Spiked, 26 June 2020.

A woke coup at the New York Times. The sacking of an opinion editor, over a controversial op-ed, confirms that the NYT is no longer a bastion of liberalism. Spiked, 9 June 2020.

America on fire - and out of control. The descent into chaos reveals a failure of moral and political leadership. Spiked, 1 June 2020.

The shameless hypocrisy of Joe Biden. He says we must "believe all women" – except, apparently, Tara Reade. Spiked, 6 May 2020.

Why the Sanders "revolution" failed. He wasn't too populist. He wasn't populist enough. Spiked, 9 April 2020.

New Yorkers pull together once again. The mobilization to meet the threat of coronavirus has been inspiring. Spiked, 1 April 2020.

Will coronavirus be Trump's Hurricane Katrina? His incompetence in handling this crisis cannot be overstated. Spiked, 12 March 2020.

Super Tuesday: why Biden beat Bernie. Sanders' "political revolution" keeps failing to show up at the polls. Spiked, 4 March 2020.

Bernie's green policies are an assault on the working class. His proposed bans on fossil fuels and fracking will cost millions of jobs and send energy prices soaring. Spiked, 27 February 2020.

The crumbling of the Democratic establishment. The rise of Sanders and the collapse of Biden show that the party elite has lost control. Spiked, 12 February 2020.

The real winner in Iowa? Donald Trump. The debacle has made the Democrats look more dysfunctional than ever. Spiked, 4 February 2020.

How identity politics excuses anti-Semitism. There is a disturbing reluctance to condemn anti-Semitism when it comes from ethnic minorities. Spiked, 8 January 2020.


This is an abuse of the power of impeachment. The vote to impeach Trump is a cynical attempt to subvert democracy. Spiked, 19 December 2019.

Kamala Harris and the Democrats' identity crack-up. Why Harris' woke posturing just didn't wash with the public. Spiked, 4 December 2019.

Trump and Ukraine - let the voters decide. What Trump did was wrong. But impeachment is not the answer. Spiked, 28 September 2019.

The race-washing of American history. The idea that all of our ills stem from slavery is revisionist history that helps no one. Spiked, 26 August 2019.

The Democrats who cried wolf. Their over-use of the word "racist" has made it harder for them to call out Trump. Spiked, 7 August 2019.

Joe Biden: undone by wokeness. Biden needs to stop kowtowing to the identitarian left. Spiked, 25 June 2019.

Oberlin and the price of wokeness. An American college has discovered that PC mobs don't always get away scot-free. Spiked, 18 June 2019.

Mueller joins the Resistance. His statement was a thinly veiled call for impeachment. Spiked, 4 June 2019.

Impeaching Trump would be a grave blow to democracy. There is nothing in the Mueller report that justifies toppling the president. Spiked, 22 April 2019.

Trump-Russia: the birtherism of the left. The collapse of the Russia conspiracy theory exposes the hysteria of the modern media. Spiked, 25 March 2019.

Why the elites are cheating. The college-admissions scandal reveals much about modern America. Spiked, 19 March 2019.

Ilhan Omar isn't naive, she's prejudiced. No more excuses. We need to confront anti-Semitism head-on. Spiked, 4 March 2019.

Progressives vs. the working class. The Amazon-NYC debacle revealed whose side AOC and Co are on. Spiked, 25 February 2019.

Trump's wall and the imperial presidency. He isn’t the first president to abuse national-emergency powers. Spiked, 19 February 2019.

It's time to call off all this offence archaeology. Ralph Northam should be judged by his public record, not a decades-old photo. Spiked, 5 February 2019.

Trump is weaker than ever. But his populist voters aren't going anywhere. Spiked, 29 January 2019.

The truth about Parkland. New investigations reveal the cowardice and incompetence of police and local officials. Spiked, 22 January 2019.

The shutdown: a phoney war over immigration. The Republicans want The Wall. Democrats are happy with The Fence. Spiked, 8 January 2019.


The limits of Trumpism. He got a bloody nose in the Midterms. But he wasn't knocked out. Spiked, 7 November 2018.

No, Trump is not "erasing" trans people. Defending the biological reality of sex should be welcomed in these confused times. Spiked, 26 October 2018.

The Kavanaugh aftermath: what we learned. Liberal values must be defended anew. Spiked, 8 October 2018.

"I believe" - an irrational cry. The bottom line is: there is no evidence against Brett Kavanaugh. Spiked, 1 October 2018.

#MeToo is poisoning American politics. Unsubstantiated allegations are now used as weapons. Spiked, 25 September 2018.

Trump and his ‘best people’. You can only defeat Donald Trump in the court of public opinion. Spiked, 22 August 2018.

A new socialist America? Calm down Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comes off more as elitist than radical. Spiked, 27 July 2018.

The truth about Trump’s child-migrant policy. It is wrong, cynical and harsh – but it isn’t Nazism. Spiked, 20 June 2018.

Blue Waves and Impeachment? Dream on, Democrats. The Democrats’ mistake: embracing an elitist politics of identity. Spiked, 31 May 2018.

One year on: the real problem with Trump. No, he isn’t a tyrant. But he is seriously degrading political life. Spiked, 22 January 2018


The year Trumpism died. 2017 made clear that Trump is no champion of the forgotten man. Spiked, 22 December 2017.

The Flynn flip isn’t all it seems. And this unchecked investigation is a danger to democracy. Spiked, 7 December 2017.

#MeToo is a menace to democratic politics. Now Washington is falling to this puritan panic. Spiked, 23 November 2017.

Calm down, Democrats – your troubles aren’t over. Dems did well this week, but they’re still in disarray. Spiked, 9 November 2017.

Hillary is what happened. Her snobby, deluded book proves she has no one to blame but herself. Spiked, 15 September 2017.

We need more Texas attitude and less PC. Texans’ heroic response to Hurricane Harvey has been inspiring. Spiked, 31 August 2017.

After Charlottesville: stand up to racial thinking. The far right must be challenged, but not with identity politics. Spiked, 15 August 2017.

The Google memo and the new blacklisting. When did it become acceptable to sack someone for expressing an opinion? Spiked, 9 August 2017.

The Mooch: a bit part in the Trump soap opera. The past week proved Trump is more than capable of humiliating himself. Spiked, 1 August 2017.

Don Jr: more idiot than mastermind. No, Trump Jr’s Russian meeting is not proof of a conspiracy. Spiked, 13 July 2017.

Paris: it’s not the end of the world. We need a serious debate about climate change, not anti-Trump fearmongering. Spiked, 5 June 2017.

Remove Trump and you remove democracy. He’s a bad president, but the elitist agitation against him is worse. Spiked, 23 May 2017.

The lessons of the Rebecca Tuvel witch‑hunt. Let’s learn from this ugly, censorious mobbing. Spiked, 11 May 2017.

Hillary’s sour grapes. Stop looking for someone to blame for your defeat — it was your fault. Spiked, 4 May 2017.

100 days of anti-Trump hysteria. The Trump administration is a joke, but so is ‘the Resistance’. Spiked, 28 April 2017.

The Trumpcare fail shows Trump isn’t evil – just useless. Both Trump and ‘the Resistance’ stand exposed by this debacle. Spiked, 28 March 2017.

The Trump tax bombshell that wasn’t. Rachel Maddow drifts farther into conspiracy-theory territory. Spiked, 16 March 2017.

The Russia frenzy gripping Washington. All sides in US politics now make wild, conspiratorial claims. Spiked, 10 March 2017.

Obama is not your saviour. Sean Collins on the cult of Obama and the crisis of American politics. Spiked, 17 January 2017.


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