Peter Wilby was editor of the Independent on Sunday from 1995 to 1996 and of the New Statesman from 1998 to 2005. He writes the weekly First Thoughts column for the NS.
The level of invective at Northcliffe House, the Mail papers’ Kensington headquarters, has never been higher.
I detest getting up in the dark. At last, I understand what Brexiteers mean by “take back control”.
Police officers are calling for the return of stop-and-search after knife crime reaches an all-time high.
Throughout Margaret Thatcher’s 15-year leadership, the Conservatives lost only one MP, to the SDP.
In the 17th century, eggs were commonly roasted on spits, but they were apt to explode, creating the most fearful mess – as Grayling always does.
Two things are guaranteed to raise a laugh with TV audiences: one is Boris Johnson, the other is Labour’s position on Brexit.
America is undeniably becoming weaker under Trump’s presidency – isn’t that what we’ve always wanted?
Smoking was cut dramatically through taxation, prohibition and propaganda – something similar could be done for over-consumption of bad food.
The internet behemoths are essentially parasites, leeching their sales from what Marxists might call actually existing shops.
Nearly half of Trump’s voters think that global warming is a hoax “invented to deceive people”.