Sebastian Milbank

Sebastian Milbank is the Online Editor of the Critic. He tweets at @JSMilbank

Behind modernity’s moralistic exhortations lies a cold-blooded mania for total control

The decadence and excess of the city is of a piece with puritanical restraint

What we’re getting wrong about the daily grind

On the least erotic noun in the English language

The Online Harms Bill promises safety for children but protects the very elites who corrupt and harm the young

Durham student sex training is Thatcher’s legacy

Chris Pratt is a man caught in the middle of a growing rift between two Americas

The chancellor’s budget fails to take the side of ordinary people

A spectre is haunting British student politics: the spectre of the pro-life movement

The best and worst of America’s civil religion displayed in the wake of 9/11