Michael Collins

Michael Collins is the author of The Likes Of Us, a biography of the white working class. He has written for The Observer, The Guardian, TLS, the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the New Statesman and Prospect.

Despite recent successes, the party is still leaving working class voters behind

Kenneth Clark has been unfairly accused of elitism; he wanted to democratise the glories of Western art and make it available to all

“Euphoria” is the nightmare the older generation saw coming

Bruised by the fallout from its belligerence over trans rights, Stonewall has a new cause

The end of the Sparks brothers’ career matches the intensity and originality of its beginning

Michael Collins on the issue-led rehabilitation of a fast food giant

Michael Collins looks back Bertrand Burgalat’s career as the architect for the modern French pop sound

Black intellectuals who refuse to subscribe to the liberal consensus on race have been belittled, insulted and ignored by a predominantly white left wing elite

Michael Collins maps the relationship between two of the greatest writers of the American south

From the questionable calibre of candidates to clandestine cancellations, Michael Collins queries the future of this (not so) honourable tradition