Monday, March 30, 2020

TCW’s Brexit Watch

POOR old Boris has caught the bug, mildly he says, but nonetheless that makes him vulnerable for the German-led EU team to...

Reason has gone out of the window

WHERE have the defenders of liberty gone? Waking up to news of ever more draconian lockdown measures – threatened by the new...

For feminists, hell is caring for the family

IT HAS followed, as the night the day, that a feminist writer has concluded that the coronavirus will be a disaster for...

Trudeau’s green crusaders can’t see the wood for the trees

CANADA’S boreal forest comprises about a third of the huge forest which circles the northern hemisphere, mostly north of the 50th parallel.

Being a conservative doesn’t make you a young fogey

WITH the outbreak of the coronavirus, school’s out for spring, and probably summer too. As students return from their universities, few are...

Off the Beaten Tracks: Free – All Right Then

WHEN Free played their first gig, at a pub in South London, only two of them were old enough to order a...

We’re flying blind

EVERY country has the government it deserves, according to Joseph de Maistre, and perhaps every rich country has the coronavirus outbreak it...

House arrest: A user’s guide

SOME of you have concerns or questions about the introduction of a national house arrest scheme. Usually under these circumstances most of...

What are the virus figures telling us?

QUESTIONS are being raised as to whether the belated response of the NHS to their failings is any more rational than their previous...

In praise of self-isolation

AS A student in a Jerusalem institution for advanced Biblical studies, I have been reading this 200-year-old book in Hebrew, and the...