Today's Edition, 22 October 2021

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Response
09:30

The myth of Blue Labour Boris

Economically and socially, the Prime Minister remains an instinctive libertarian

| 10 September

Latest from The Post >

Response
09:30

The myth of Blue Labour Boris

Economically and socially, the Prime Minister remains an instinctive libertarian

| 10 September

What the SNP really believes

Tom Nairn's critiques of Englishness inspired the nationalists

John Lloyd
What’s the point of Australia?

Lockdown has revealed the Government's impotence

Shahar Hameiri Tom Chodor
Britain’s most offensive comedian

Roy Chubby Brown understood the UK's class system far better than any politician

Alwyn Turner
Judith Butler’s toxic nonsense

Her mastery of claptrap would be hilarious if it weren't so dangerous

Gareth Roberts
Who wants to live forever?

The social care crisis can't be fixed with more money

Giles Fraser
Are ABBA afraid of death?

Becoming a hologram is one way to manage mortality

Mary Harrington
Angela Merkel’s reign of failure

She is proof longevity doesn't lead to success

Peter Franklin

She is proof longevity doesn't lead to success

Peter Franklin
Can tribalism be cured?

Prominent intellectuals are scared of debate

Nikos Sotirakopoulos
The Left’s science denial

Beware sharing politically convenient stories on social media

Tom Chivers

Interviews.

we sit down with original thinkers and talk ideas

Richard H. Thaler: on vaccines, ‘nudge’ isn’t enough

Freddie Sayers challenges the Nobel prize winner and 'Nudge' inventor on the impact of his method

Prof. Jay Bhattacharya: I stand by the Great Barrington Declaration

The Stanford professor offers his reflections on the pandemic

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: on refugees we must learn from 2015

The discussion about numbers of Afghan refugees is eerily reminiscent of 2015

Clarissa Ward in Kabul: what the Taliban are really like

CNN's international correspondent talks exclusively to UnHerd from Afghanistan

David Shor: College liberals have hijacked the Democratic party

Freddie Sayers spoke to the political strategist about the failings of the Left


Chart
07:00

How Conservatives MPs are different from their voters

The party is economically liberal, but the people who vote for them are not

| 10 September
Explainer
16:39

Curtis Yarvin schools Tucker in ‘neoreaction’

The Right-wing blogger joined the Fox News host to discuss his theories of power

| 9 September
Spotted
14:02

Denmark is paying the UK to take their Afghan refugees

An undisclosed sum was paid to Britain to accept 23 interpreters

| 9 September
Idea
11:50

Will the Amish take over America?

Historically persecuted religious sects are winning the demographic war

| 9 September
Explainer
08:00

The cynicism behind El Salvador’s Bitcoin decision

The people don't want it, but that won't stop the currency's cheerleaders

| 9 September
Debate
17:23

Bill Gates finally realises that lockdown hurts children

A major advocate for social distancing is having second thoughts

| 8 September
Reaction
14:15

No Judith Butler, gender-critical feminists aren’t ‘fascists’

The academic can't frame everything as a Right-wing transphobic attack

| 8 September
Reaction
10:16

Meet Japan’s wannabe Margaret Thatcher

Sanae Takaichi could become Japan's first female PM

| 8 September
Debate
07:00

What has Bernie Sanders actually accomplished?

The Senator turns 80 today — his most enduring legacy may be his failures

| 8 September
Explainer
17:05

Is Justin Trudeau going the way of Theresa May?

The Canadian PM's cynical election call looks like it is backfiring

| 7 September
Reaction
14:30

Michael K. Williams was an antidote to today’s identity politics

His portrayal of Omar Little in The Wire defied stereotypes

| 7 September
Explainer
10:17

Social care is a constitutional row waiting to happen

A UK-wide tax hike to pay for social care in England will anger devocrats

| 7 September
Series: Apocalyptic thinking

Apocalyptic thinking

Our contributors contemplate the end of the world

Is this proof of lab leak lies?

New documents reveal how leading scientists manipulated the truth

Ian Birrell
The myth of monolithic China

The Communist Party regime is more fractured than we think

Lee Jones
What the SNP really believes

Tom Nairn's critiques of Englishness inspired the nationalists

John Lloyd
Sex, drugs and the Modern Review

We wouldn't have survived amid today's echo chambers and cancel culture

Julie Burchill
Boomers — the luckiest generation that ever lived

It's hard not to pity those born around the millennium

Ed West

It's hard not to pity those born around the millennium

Ed West
Are white feminists evil?

New anti-racist books don't understand the true power of modern feminism

Kat Rosenfield
Life is one big status game

The battle to be virtuous inspires endless political cruelty

Ed West

Box Set: Black Lives Matter

Our contributors examine the protest movement that shook the world

Critical Race Theory ignores anti-Semitism

Its obsession with 'whiteness' overlooks centuries of discrimination

Joel Kotkin Edward Heyman
How activists captured publishing

Resistance to capitalism has become just another way of selling things

Sam Leith
The West’s cultural revolution is over

The return of censorship, speech codes and taboos suggests society returning to normal

Ed West
Antiracism won’t save you

Robin DiAngelo's new book is self-help for narcissistic white people

Tomiwa Owolade

Why wellness gurus become Covid dissidents

The world of alternative health was already primed to question the medical establishment

Gavin Haynes
What the Mongols did for us

The Golden Horde wasn't barbarous, it created the modern world

Razib Khan
Nobody wins the gender wars

Kathleen Stock's new book lays out the irreconcilable absurdities of the trans debate

Mary Harrington
Norman Mailer: prisoner of sex

A pivotal moment in the sexual revolution involved the novelist and four feminists

Tomiwa Owolade