Lionel Shriver

Contraception is the answer to climate change

More people, more carbon emissions. Duh!

By Lionel Shriver

Art

All money is dirty – but it can still be used for good

This museum ballyhoo is all about posturing

By Lionel Shriver

The best response to hate speech is free speech

It’s time to give up on the idea that we can legislate niceness

By Lionel Shriver

Politics

Where is the Democrat who can take on Trump?

Liberals repelled by both a blatant idiot and a bankrupting socialist could simply stay home

By Lionel Shriver

Education

When did calorie counting become offensive?

Disproportionate sensitivity is learned behavior

By Lionel Shriver

Europe

Don’t use up all your rhetoric at once

Hyperbole makes words worthless

By Lionel Shriver

Education

How’s your adversity score?

The attempt to make the SAT more inclusive will handicap the very children it is meant to reward

By Lionel Shriver

We’re all self-haters now

As an American coming of age at the butt of the 1960s, I celebrated self-loathing

By Lionel Shriver

Europe

Imagine the uproar if Remain had won, but MPs then made Britain leave

Throughout this three-year circus, a favorite Europhilic weapon of choice has been sheer bafflement

By Lionel Shriver

Europe

If you forgive the IRA, then you must forgive the Parachute Regiment too

The hardest part to swallow of the Good Friday Agreement was the release of paramilitary prisoners

By Lionel Shriver

Education

Why I hate ‘the N-word’

The pretense is that you’re not saying it, when of course you are

By Lionel Shriver

Internet

Without forgiveness, we’re all doomed

Contemporary sensibilities are applied to behavior in an earlier era, when it was regarded rather differently

By Lionel Shriver

Books

Demography has become the biggest story on the planet

The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World by Paul Morland reviewed

By Lionel Shriver

Europe

Why is Britain letting itself be held to ransom by has-been Irish militants?

For the fifth-largest economy in the world to design its whole trade policy around the appeasement of this delusional riffraff beggars belief

By Lionel Shriver

Books

Why do authors have to be ‘moral’? Because their publishing contracts tell them so

My compulsion to rub strangers up the wrong way in a political sense grows only more enticing

By Lionel Shriver

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