Christopher Snowdon

Christopher Snowdon is the head of lifestyle economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs. He is the author of Killjoys, Selfishness, Greed and Capitalism, The Art of Suppression: Pleasure, Panic and Prohibition Since 1800, The Spirit Level Delusion, and, Velvet Glove, Iron Fist. You can find him tweeting at @cjsnowdon

Why judge prohibitionists by their words when we can judge them by their actions?

The attack on Keir Starmer was not the result of Boris Johnson’s rhetoric

Our lives have been in the hands of these glorified numerologists for too long

The petrol shortage could have been avoided if petrol stations had raised their prices

It seems “Global Britain” is smaller and less delicious

Climate change targets are rising at a dangerous rate

Oddly nobody’s shadowbanning conspiracy theories about the Great Barrington Declaration

Everyone suffering in pursuit of impossible promises is pointless

Someone somewhere damaged this country very badly