Three books portray a West unconscious of its past and uncertain of its future

The plan to remodel Lutyens’s grand capital is a monument to conceit

Waiting for a pandemic in West Virginia

The novelist and the philosopher linked by a common fascination with despair

Expect Starmerism to make much more sense in practice than in theory

Since Blair doesn’t seem to count for many members, they have no positive model of Labour in power

On the issue of sexual and other forms of violence against women, Keir Starmer has a sterling record

The next Labour leader will start with the opposite of a blank sheet: an overstuffed, losing manifesto

There’s no problem with a witchhunt when there really are witches

It comes as no surprise that Jeremy Corbyn leapt to Russia’s defence after the Salisbury poisoning