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Freddy Gray

Freddy Gray is deputy editor of The Spectator and the founding editor of The Spectator’s World edition. He was formerly literary editor of the American Conservative.

Americano

Why aren’t American men working?

Freddy Gray speaks to Nicholas Eberstadt, author of Men Without Work, about why, despite good employment figures, American men aren’t working in the same way they used to.

By Freddy Gray

Europe

Britain gets ready for Liz mania

The new PM is well-positioned to benefit from very low expectations

By Freddy Gray

Europe

Drama queens: the return of Meghan and Harry

The Sussexes are heading back to Britain determined to reinvent themselves once again

By Freddy Gray

Law

Trump’s Al Capone moment is nowhere near

Where the ‘Trump’s taxes’ story failed, the ‘Trump caught hoarding nation’s secrets’ story may yet succeed

By Freddy Gray

Politics

Is Joe Biden… winning?

If you give voters money, they’ll find ways to like you

By Freddy Gray

Politics

Farewell to St. Anthony Fauci

He became a mascot for a certain type of Covid mania

By Freddy Gray

Americano

What next for Liz Cheney?

On Tuesday Liz Cheney lost the Republican nomination for Wyoming’s House seat to the Trump-backed candidate Harriet Hageman. Freddy Gray is joined by the author and journalist James Pogue to discuss the impact of the result.

By Freddy Gray

Campaign 2022

Is Liz Cheney a ‘martyr’ to Republican values?

Wyoming GOP voters didn’t think so

By Freddy Gray

Politics

Biden does his best banana republic impression

Don’t believe the Democratic spin machine

By Freddy Gray

Americano

Is Nancy Pelosi about to cause World War Three?

Freddy Gray speaks with Jacob Heilbrunn, editor of the National Interest, ahead of Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. They discuss if this is a turning point in US relations with Taiwan, whether we are heading for World War Three, or if Pelosi is calling China’s bluff.

By Freddy Gray

Law

Meghan Markle’s feelings don’t care about your facts

She is the Grand Duchess of Post-Truthiness, which is why she has gravitated back to Hollywood

By Freddy Gray

Politics

The Democrats’ big January 6 mistake

Trump has been zealously prosecuted for about six years now

By Freddy Gray

Politics

Surely not another Trump presidency?

If the Donald announces he is running, he’ll be almost impossible to stop

By Freddy Gray

Europe

Boris was never Trump

Their similarities rest mainly in their enemies

By Freddy Gray

Economics

Biden’s racial ‘equity’ plan will backfire

Distorting the market in service to progressivist race ideology hurts everybody

By Freddy Gray

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