The Critic Essay

The celebrated academic is too ideological to understand and accept different opinions

British politicians have made a fatal commitment to human quantitative easing

The age of world wars is past, the age of global civil war has come

A complex network of spiritual, cultural and economic factors underpin our fertility slump

Laughter — even laughter about morbid things — is part of what makes us human

The OBR’s Brexit analysis is based on flawed comparisons and unreasonable predictions

Research is important — but serving the needs and desires of students matters more

Marianna Spring is looking at the finger, not the moon

A recent book mounts a rare and powerful, if partly flawed, case for free expression from the Left

Amid war and discontent, military rule in Myanmar is faltering