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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Freddy Gray is deputy editor of The Spectator and the editor of The Spectator World. He was formerly literary editor of The American Conservative.
Beijing sneezed and we all caught authoritarianism
By Freddy Gray
Biden’s speeches aren’t disastrous — just listless and flat
Both leaders are keen to put the Trump years behind them
Featuring Bridget Phetasy, Cosmo Landesman, Dominic Green, Mary Harrington, Zoe Strimpel and more
The pandemic has sped up the decline of glitzy award ceremonies
Featuring Daniel McCarthy, Ian Williams, Lionel Shriver, Matt Purple and many more
‘Rebalancing the American economy’ is not as easy as it sounds
Nobody expected him to weigh in, pre-emptively, on the Chauvin verdict. He did anyway
The Biden era is much like the Trump era — you just hear more cant from the leadership
It shows no empathy, scant concern at best for the victims
The more people see her, the less they like
Our April edition concerns the alarming power of the cannabis industry
Scenting blood, activists are now demanding that the royal family atones for its sins
But the Russiagate media see no evil in the big guy
‘It’s no coincidence this is happening in the middle of a pandemic’
The real Joe Biden: what would his presidency look like?
Joe Biden is a China patsy
Crime and no punishment in Minneapolis
No, Meghan Markle isn’t going to be president
Please Twitter, stop playing ‘Guess the Killer’s Race’
At last, America has a gaffe-prone president again
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