In the magazine this month

September 2015

Tony Blair has discredited Blairism, enabling a far-left ideologue to gain control of the party despite his grotesque worldview
Jeremy Corbyn encapsulated everything that was deceitful about his campaign to be leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition when he claimed he wanted to prioritise “the needs of the poor and the human rights of us all”. From the point of view of the poor and the oppressed, his words were a grim joke.Like many from the Left’s dark corners, Corbyn does not believe in the human rights of “us all”. He is concerned only with the rights of those whose oppression is politically useful. If the oppressed’s suffering can be blamed on the West, he will defend them. If not, he is on their enemies’ side.
MARYAM AHMED
The Labour leadership candidate's new young supporters are naive, but his political opponents are intellectually lazy
NIGEL BIGGAR
Unionists fear that the SNP represents all Scots and that a break-up of the United Kingdom is now inevitable. They don’t and it isn’t
JULIE BINDEL
Even after the exposure of the true extent of sexual offences against children, influential academics continue to argue for ‘paedophile rights’
 
TERENCE KEALEY
British higher education could be the best in the world if the Tories follow the US model of private autonomy, not Europe’s statist model
NEIL DARBYSHIRE
Malcolm MacKinnon was Canadian born and bred. The call of duty to fight for Britain demonstrates the Commonwealth’s abiding ties
MICHAEL PINTO-DUSCHINSKY
The Yale historian Timothy Snyder’s advocacy of a new Cold War has led him to use the Shoah as a tool of contemporary politics
 
HUGH THOMAS
From the 15th century to the 20th, one Spanish family has left an indelible mark on history across the world, from Florence to Havana