Tom Slater

Books

Kate Clanchy and the new censorship in publishing

The British publishing world seems to be importing the identitarian wars that have been raging in America

By Tom Slater

Business

Who cares what Ben & Jerry’s think about Israel-Palestine?

Ben & Jerry’s — founded by two hippies, but now owned by corporate giant Unilever — has become increasingly outspoken

By Tom Slater

Music

Mumford and Sons versus the mob

Winston Marshall didn’t leave a glowing Amazon review of Mein Kampf. He just called Andy Ngo’s book ‘important’

By Tom Slater

Business

The infuriating truth about Harry and Meghan’s activism

The Sussexes are profoundly annoying. They are virtue-signaling made flesh

By Tom Slater

Politics

Racism has become a kind of theory of everything

Biden’s presidency has done nothing to abate racial paranoia. On the contrary, it’s getting more feverish

By Tom Slater

Business

Why do Ben & Jerry’s want to defund the police?

How can cash-stuffed capitalists pose as progressive freedom-fighters?

By Tom Slater

Television

What’s the problem with Apu?

Controversy at the Kwik-E-Mart

By Tom Slater

Business

Mr Potato Head and the cult of gender neutrality

Messing up the entire brand is a small price to pay for Hasbro buying some woke brownie points

By Tom Slater

Internet

Gina Carano and the hypocrisy of Hollywood

Why should a film star be sacked over her political opinions, however dumb or insensitive?

By Tom Slater

Internet

The pathetic attempt to cancel Jordan Peterson

If these people cannot deal with the existence of views different to their own, they probably shouldn’t work in publishing

By Tom Slater

Andy Murray shouldn’t cancel Margaret Court

There is nothing liberal or progressive about insisting that only people who hold to today’s values should be allowed their place in sport

By Tom Slater

Art

Canceling Kindergarten Cop is a step too far

This is nothing to do with the strength of activists, and everything to do with the cowardice of institutions

By Tom Slater

Internet

Farewell, Uncle Ben

The culture war gets granular

By Tom Slater

Internet

Lego, George Floyd and the politics of playtime

Surely there should be some spaces in life untouched by political concerns?

By Tom Slater

Politics

Why is Ben & Jerry’s lecturing us about ‘white supremacy’?

Over the past few days, woke capitalism has reached new heights

By Tom Slater

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