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The Great Enervation

2020-04-01T10:57:43+01:00

In his new book, Ross Douthat writes convincingly of America’s descent into decadence and torpor. Can anything stop the slide? Read more

The Great Enervation2020-04-01T10:57:43+01:00

In this strange new world, where do we find purpose?

2020-03-26T11:18:18+00:00

By asking ‘How do we spend our time well?’ I do not of course mean simply ‘How do we keep ourselves busy?’. There are home exercise videos for that. Even

In this strange new world, where do we find purpose?2020-03-26T11:18:18+00:00

Italy’s flirtation with fascism

2020-04-01T11:08:15+01:00

If we don't draw a distinction between the Right and the far-Right, we'll lose our ability to recognise which is which Read more

Italy’s flirtation with fascism2020-04-01T11:08:15+01:00

The Guardian’s trans rights civil war rumbles on

2020-03-23T12:08:22+00:00

At times of great stress it is necessary to find your enjoyments where you can. And as I mentioned in the magazine last week there are few joys in the

The Guardian’s trans rights civil war rumbles on2020-03-23T12:08:22+00:00

Don’t tell me what I can read

2020-03-17T19:06:20+00:00

At least none of us will have to pretend that we read Woody Allen’s memoirs. This week the publishers Hachette took that little responsibility away from us. Read more

Don’t tell me what I can read2020-03-17T19:06:20+00:00