Toby Young

Toby Young is the co-author of What Every Parent Needs to Know and the co-founder of several free schools. In addition to being an associate editor of The Spectator, he is an associate editor of Quillette. Follow him on Twitter @toadmeister

Europe

David Cameron is more authentic than Boris Johnson

The former PM never quite shook off the burden of privilege

By Toby Young

Politics

Donald Trump isn’t to blame for this spate of mass shootings

Despite what the media might tell you

By Toby Young

Education

I’m starting a trade union for intellectuals

Someone should go in to bat for academics if they’re targeted by an outrage mob

By Toby Young

Theater

I love Boris for not firing me when I wrote a play about his sex life

I doubt any other editor would have been so sanguine

By Toby Young

Internet

Portland Antifa are the real fascists

Beating up a journalist because he or she criticizes your political ideology is what the Nazi party did in Germany in the 1930s

By Toby Young

Education

How Noah Carl is fighting back against Cambridge

‘If we want to safeguard academic freedom, we need to start imposing real, material costs on the institutions that buckle under activists’ pressure’

By Toby Young

Europe

Are you suffering from Boris Derangement Syndrome?

Like Trump, he is driving his enemies mad

By Toby Young

Education

Oberlin College and the rise of social justice vengeance

Could a bakery’s court win over a liberal arts school be the turn of the tide?

By Toby Young

Internet

Whasssssuuuuuuuupppppp with Budweiser’s woke capitalism?

Their Pride cups are a mandatory exercise in virtue signaling

By Toby Young

Europe

The paranoid style in British politics

No political movement is immune to the conspiratorial world view

By Toby Young

Education

The diversocrats take Harvard

Ronald Sullivan, free speech, and the real meaning of ‘hostile environments’

By Toby Young

Europe

What would a Corbyn victory mean for me?

Few can doubt that a Labour government would introduce state regulation of the press

By Toby Young

Books

Now – as in the Soviet Union – making a joke can be a dangerous, life-changing mistake

A well-wisher sent me a copy of The Joke last year after I’d lost five positions as a result of making some stupid gags on Twitter

By Toby Young

Education

Jordan Peterson and mob rule at the University of Cambridge

Several Cambridge dons have been in touch to express their dismay at this craven capitulation to the mob

By Toby Young

Education

Cambridge’s shameful decision to rescind Jordan Peterson’s visiting fellowship

The university’s ‘inclusive environment’ means the Canadian philosopher isn’t welcome. But of course…

By Toby Young

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