Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Why socialism always leads to calamity, chaos and coercion

I was hardly alone in underestimating Jeremy Corbyn. Even if I will not for one second abandon my view that if..

By Iain Martin


Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Reaction Students launches today

Today we launch Reaction Students offering free annual subscriptions to students, paid for by our supporters. Later this year our..

By Iain Martin


Saturday, 24 June 2017

Andrea Leadsom and the hilarious spectacle of the SNP defending the BBC from attack

Right. We’ve all had enough politics. Too much Maybot. (Isn’t she an odious human being, say angry lefties claiming to campaign..

By Iain Martin


Friday, 23 June 2017

Transition to what? Get ready for the next bitter battle over what Brexit means

The word of the week is transition. Suddenly, everyone is at it in Westminster, in business, and in the commentariat,..

By Iain Martin


Thursday, 22 June 2017

Sell Boris, buy Hammond, hold Davis

The national situation is far too serious to turn the leadership dilemma into a glib game of who’s up and..

By Iain Martin


Wednesday, 21 June 2017

That Queen's speech in full...

Er…     These pages seem to blank. Oh, ah, found it. Something about the EU. Something about buses. The..

By Iain Martin


Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Review: Stone Love

The summer of 1990 was a strange affair. Britain seemed to be on the crest of something. Which later turned out,..

By Iain Martin


Sunday, 18 June 2017

David Davis should be Prime Minister very soon when Theresa May goes

Britain is going to need a new Prime Minister, and soon. Everyone paying attention knows it, even if a few..

By Iain Martin


Sunday, 18 June 2017

This is the Tory summer of discontent

Anyone who worked on a newspaper in a metropolitan area anywhere in Britain in the early 1990s, or who was..

By Iain Martin