Lola Salem

Lola Salem is an Oxford-based scholar and art critic. She tweets at @SalemLola

Britain can take inspiration from other countries but it cannot merely imitate them

Study of the Western canon is often reduced to a politicised debate: power and patronage versus individual genius. The truth is far more complex

Bad Therapy: Why The Kids Aren’t Growing Up by Abigail Shrier

And what does it mean to be the heir to Macronism anyway

Wherever French see merde, there’s someone over the Manche to appreciate a picturesque glitter

Dependent on state subsidies, artistically ossified and only a few go to see it

Academic free speech discourse points towards deeper decay

France needs more realism about its social decay

Endorsing gender ideology as a female politician always comes with a cost

French politicians cannot face facts