Tag: United Kingdom

A white man stepped foot onto the shores of a remote beautiful island in the South Pacific. His name was John Frum. (More…)

It’s not easy for popular music to surprise these days. And it’s even harder for it to pull off that feat without becoming perverse or pretentious in the process. (More…)

As vaccination programmes in Europe and America accelerate, there is increasing clamour for their benefits to be fast-tracked through the use of vaccination or immunity passports. (More…)

For Americans, who are wont to see everything in Biblical terms, the Arctic temperatures which froze much of their country this week were a punishment from God. (More…)

Global media is a battleground. Every country has an army of journalists on standby to defend its national interests – or at least the interests of the people who happen to run the country. (More…)

Shock jocks have been a defining part of American radio for decades. UK media loves to ape the US and has been trying to build a personality-driven radio culture for many years. (More…)

Next to the Sex Pistols and the Clash, the Buzzcocks were probably the most important British punk band. And, although they never attained the international notoriety of those other groups, they were in many ways the most influential of all. (More…)

The phrase “being led by the science” has been repeated like a battle cry by leaders across Europe since the first cases of COVID-19 appeared on the continent in February. (More…)

One of the most oft-repeated criticisms of the left is that it has no plausible utopia to offer. (More…)