You can hate me as much as you like – it’s not a crime

As a middle-class conservative I get no legal protection

The Pompidou Centre, Paris’s great blemish

From no angle does this ostentatious building fit in with its surroundings, nor did it occur to its architects that it should

Wine deserves its place at the heart of civilisation

Philosopher Roger Scruton on what he owes to wine

Big business once cherished workers. Now it exploits them

Victorian capitalists belonged to the same town as those who worked for them. They could not escape the demands of the neighbourhood

Brexit will give us back the countryside, as well as our country

Escaping the Common Agricultural Policy will preserve rural landscapes and lifestyles

As the left surges back, Marxism’s bloody legacy is covered up

Monuments to the victims of fascism exist everywhere, but communism’s victims are hardly remembered at all

How schools fell victim to the attack of the Blob

Mindless ideology is eating away at the soul of our education system

The Russian way of lying

A philosophical perspective on post-Soviet propaganda

What’s the point of education?

Why does the state take an interest in education? The prevailing view, at least since the end of the last…

Labour of the negative

Jeremy Corbyn’s disregard for Parliament is terrible for his party and for our representative democracy

Universities’ war against truth

Having beliefs and expressing them is no longer tolerated and the contagion is spreading

The EU’s problem with Islam

Hiding the truth about migrant crimes shows huge disrespect to most Muslims

Why we need grammar schools

Keeping high culture alive is vital for the preservation of peace and democracy