As the far right rises across Europe, how can liberal democracies confront populist nationalism? New books by Francis Fukuyama and Kwame Anthony Appiah examine the perils of identity politics – but their solutions do not go far enough.
Hilary Mantel, Andrew Marr, Francis Fukuyama, Michael Sandel, Nicola Sturgeon, Clive James and many others choose their books of the year.
As a precocious tabloid editor, bullish presenter, friend of Trump and Twitter provocateur, Morgan has found the fame he dreamed of. But is there anything beneath the oily exterior?
Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees-Mogg and their allies propagate a confused nostalgic fantasy of “global Britain”, wartime heroism and an English struggle for liberty.
Professors clash over plans for a new publication, the Journal of Controversial Ideas, which will allow authors to write under cover.
What may appear to be just another weird and bizarre internet challenge is underpinned by extreme misogyny and threats of violence.
“It’s home, but nothing’s changed for me to go home.”
Despite the Democrat victory in the House, impeaching Trump remains practically impossible. Here’s why it should be considered anyway.
If we no longer seek virtue and salvation, we should blame the triumvirate of Machiavelli, Hobbes and Adam Smith.
Kenneth Grahame charmed readers with The Wind in the Willows – but his personal life left tragedy in its wake.
A new exhibition highlights the great difference between the two artists’ drawings: Klimt’s tend to be observations, Schiele’s are confrontations.