Stephen Daisley

Europe

As COP26 looms, Glasgow is facing a waste crisis

The Scottish National party is ruining Glasgow

By Stephen Daisley

Middle East

AOC’s Iron Dome defeat is a win for the United States

The Squad is out to wreck the US-Israel relationship

By Stephen Daisley

Middle East

The era of Bibi is over

His street-fighting ways eventually convinced enough of his right-of-center allies that he had to go

By Stephen Daisley

Media

French republicanism confounds American progressives

Current American leftism is defined by an angry inertia

By Stephen Daisley

Art

Ten films to help you celebrate Hallowquarantine

Answering the door to masked strangers isn’t the novelty it used to be

By Stephen Daisley

Politics

‘Notorious RBG’ and her triumph over tribalism

Even as the body grew frail, her mind remained a prize-fighter

By Stephen Daisley

Politics

Donald Trump: defender of liberalism

How did it come to pass that Donald Trump, repudiator of American civility and decency, was the leader to speak these words?

By Stephen Daisley

Politics

Does Trump deserve a Nobel Peace Prize?

Good foreign policy-making needs leadership, decisiveness and, every now and then, a spot of dangerous heresy

By Stephen Daisley

Internet

The case for cancellation insurance

People need to be protected from coercive progressivism

By Stephen Daisley

Middle East

Have Arab nations forgotten about Palestine by accepting Israel?

The normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is only the beginning

By Stephen Daisley

Art

Olivia de Havilland’s Red Scare

She was not an anti-communist in spite of being a liberal, she was an anti-communist because she was a liberal

By Stephen Daisley

China

The West failed to stop the Holocaust — now we’re failing the Uighurs

Britain has the firepower of diplomatic and economic sanctions and it should be using them in defense of the Uighurs

By Stephen Daisley

Art

Moral dictatorships and double standards

Does liberalism make you immune to cancel culture?

By Stephen Daisley

Faith

The rise of coercive progressivism

Identity politics functions as ‘Christianity without redemption’

By Stephen Daisley

Media

The Brexitland soap opera of the New York Times

The fanciful scripting confirms the Times understands Britain as well as it does the United States

By Stephen Daisley

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