Horrifying. Disturbing. Brilliant.
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Why intelligent people believe and spread lies about race
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The original title of this piece was going to be “Why Russians Love Putin” but as I’ve written before, Vladimir Putin is not a leader who inspires love…
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Son, I wrote this letter during your first few days in this world. Your mother and I are so happy that you are here. Your grandparents…
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One of the most weird things that I experience every day is that my views are considered ‘controversial’. I find this a hilarious reflection on how mad…
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Does a fish know it’s wet? The biggest challenge I’ve always had in explaining Russian attitudes to people in the West, a task that has become…
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Much digital ink has been spent in recent years on chronicling the attempts to fill the God-shaped void at the core of modern Western society. The idea…
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When I speak with people here in the West about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, I hear the same thing over and over. On all sides of the political…
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It has become the boring truism of British politics to suggest that the calibre of our political representatives has been in a precipitous decline for…
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While the world has rightly focussed on the war crimes committed by Russian forces in the suburbs of Kiev in recent days, the question of why this is…
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In the first few weeks of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, most of the conversation in the West centred on how quickly the Russians would overrun the…
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Before I launch into a detailed and possibly uncomfortable analysis, as someone who loves a good bit of trolling and hypocrite tears, I would like to…
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