Jacob Phillips

Jacob Phillips is the author of Obedience Is Freedom. He tweets at @counteredlogos

Our memories of hooliganism deserve more nuance

Fans of the 1990s aren’t nostalgic reactionaries. They celebrate an era of optimism, peace, prosperity and great popular culture

Politicians cannot but seem like they’re lying even when they genuinely aren’t lying

In the 21st century, London has lost its own internal logic

You deserve to be inclusioned in London’s progressive future

Cultural and political discourse can follow the reductive yet seductive logic of pornography

Line up and clap for the NHS, wankpuffin

On embracing human life as an unqualified good

The late novelist understood the dangers of ego-centred delusions

Faith is far more than worldly fulfilment and success