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Douglas Murray

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

Culture

Our growing unwillingness to understand the past

Our ability to see more than a couple of inches in front of our faces remains humblingly limited

By Douglas Murray

Politics

Does Kamala Harris deserve to be vice president?

She has the lowest approval rating of any VP. And just think of the competition

By Douglas Murray

Politics

Kyle Rittenhouse and the American identity crisis

Anybody can be whatever you want them to be. White men can be made black. A thug can be a martyr

By Douglas Murray

Politics

What if Clinton had come clean?

Wow, is America screwed up about sex. It is one of many things that helps destroy American politics

By Douglas Murray

Europe

What Britain can learn about government skepticism from the American right

Today the American right is openly contemptuous of institutions it revered only a few years ago

By Douglas Murray

Europe

Where has the truth gone?

Why would the public prefer lies over truths about a world that most of us recognize is complex?

By Douglas Murray

International

The Taliban is now better armed than almost every Nato country

The Biden administration has pulled off a military-political defeat that gets worse the more you look at it

By Douglas Murray

International

The flaw at the heart of humanitarian intervention

Would the people lamenting the scenes at Kabul airport be happy with a reinvasion of Afghanistan?

By Douglas Murray

Home

The path to re-enchantment

Life has enough disenchantments to fill many volumes

By Douglas Murray

Internet

Oli London and the trickiness of being ‘trans-racial’

While the idea of changing sex has been embedded, the idea you can change race is having a trickier time

By Douglas Murray

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

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