Author Archives: Brendan O’Neill

Everybody’s Morrissey Nowadays

The Smiths kicked against the ethos of the ’80s—but their singer’s attitude is all too common now.

Britain Abolishes Itself

Traditions working-class and aristocratic fade in Cameron’s UK.

Down on the Upside

The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves, Matt Ridley, Harper, 448 pages

Sinister ’70s

Strange Days Indeed: The 1970s: The Golden Age of Paranoia, Francis Wheen, PublicAffairs, 352 pages

Green-Industrial Complex

The word “environmentalist” usually conjures images of dreadlocked campaigners in tie-dyed T-shirts …

Burdening Israel

The weight of being the bulwark of civilization

Radical Chic

Why liberals love Tibet

Make the World Safe for Hope

Can Barack Obama, who campaigns as an icon of peace, actually be more bellicose than Bush? Yes, he can.

The Bosnian Connection

The civil war that inspired both liberal hawks and Islamist jihadis

Making Enemies

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