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Douglas Murray

Douglas Murray is associate director of the Henry Jackson Society and an associate editor of The Spectator.

Law

Is America about to break apart?

The institutions that used to unite this country now bitterly divide it

By Douglas Murray

Culture

Our shifting definition of shame

We are very happy to utilize the heavy weaponry of shame if it is in what we regard as the right cause

By Douglas Murray

Culture

Not all masculinity is ‘toxic’

Society needs men to behave in certain ways at certain times

By Douglas Murray

Science & Tech

Monkeypox, Covid and the trouble with our species

There is already a familiar culture war over the origins of this apparently species-leaping virus

By Douglas Murray

International

Can the West fix itself?

The war in Ukraine may be just the first test of the western alliance

By Douglas Murray

Politics

What America gets right about the abortion debate

That we take it seriously shows we’re still a serious moral country

By Douglas Murray

Russia

The American right shouldn’t look up to Putin

As the West goes woke-mad, Putin doesn’t even recognize the most basic rights

By Douglas Murray

Politics

What the right gets wrong about Putin

An assortment of conservatives see Putin as an admirable corrective to the madness of our own societies

By Douglas Murray

Culture

In defense of bad jokes

It is the easiest thing imaginable to hang the jester

By Douglas Murray

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

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