Douglas Murray

Douglas Murray is Associate Director of the Henry Jackson Society and an Associate Editor of The Spectator.

Science & Tech

The polarizing power of plague

We never did agree on everything, but it seems that as we de-bubble, the divergences are greater than before

By Douglas Murray

Politics

Is there any proof that George Floyd was killed because he was black?

The consequences of imported culture wars

By Douglas Murray

Europe

Carrie Symonds and the First Girlfriend problem

The feeling is growing that Carrie Symonds wants political power without having to run for election

By Douglas Murray

Music

The music at the heart of Prince Philip’s funeral

One of the Duke’s requests for his funeral was that the choir should sing Britten’s ‘Jubilate’

By Douglas Murray

International

What has the New York Times got against Ayaan Hirsi Ali?

In recent times, the NYT has had a terrible problem

By Douglas Murray

International

The disconnect of Davos Man

The only thing messier than a barely regulated internet is one regulated by the people who would like to regulate it

By Douglas Murray

Politics

Where will the American right turn now?

In the world’s most powerful democracy, the only votes you believe in are those you have won

By Douglas Murray

Politics

Only Trump is to blame for the Capitol chaos

American democracy is undergoing a serious stress test

By Douglas Murray

Politics

The never-ending smugness of the NeverTrumpers

They knew they were right even when they were wrong

By Douglas Murray

China

The case for Chinese reparations

How the CCP might really ‘drive global recovery’

By Douglas Murray

Politics

Donald Trump won’t leave me alone

The problem in America now is that people see the same events but disagree on what they have just seen

By Douglas Murray

Faith

Macron alone: where are France’s allies in the fight against Islamism?

In the best traditions of the Republic, Macron stressed the non-negotiability of French secularism

By Douglas Murray

Politics

The cameras miss what’s really happening in Washington

Washington feels as if it is preparing for a natural disaster, not an election result

By Douglas Murray

Politics

Trump’s humor is his weakness — and his strength

When he slings nicknames at his opponents and otherwise goes off script, both he and the crowd get to enjoy themselves

By Douglas Murray

Books

Why should The Strand survive?

It has become another improbable victim of the culture wars

By Douglas Murray

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