Joseph Connolly had never suffered a day’s illness — until he was felled by a “very unglamorous stroke”

Forced to flee her native Germany, Hannah Arendt is finally celebrated there in a major exhibition

There are still plenty of institutions worth mocking

Morton Sobell went on trial for espionage with the Rosenbergs. His devotion to communism fascinated me

It’s double standards that the killing of white schoolboy Richard Everitt achieved none of the notoriety of Stephen Lawrence’s death

While American churches remain deeply split on racial lines, there are hopeful signs of a rapprochement

Is it time to release democracy from quarantine and resuscitate the rule of law?

Nick Cohen detects a seismic electoral change based on identity, age and education

Spats between governments and civil servants are inevitable when administrations have a radical agenda

An illiberal network of activists and quangos threatens our cherished academic freedom