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If liberal democracy is to survive, the tide of populism will have to be turned back. The question is: how?
John Bew's new book is a curiously coy biography of a man brought down by his lack of imagination.
The political community that is England is neither stable nor settled. But something is stirring among Chesterton’s secret people.
The rise of the populist radical right is an epiphenomenon of a profound crisis of the social-democratic left.
A new biography shows Aneurin Bevan’s Marxist doggedness was prescient.
David Marquand on why Edmund Burke still strikes political sparks.
What happened to a defining world-view? David Marquand examines the religious roots of an ideology.
The possibility of Britain’s exit from the EU raises important questions about our competing national identities – and the answers might even force England finally to come to terms with reality.