The worst offenders in the new climate of intolerance are our universities

Charles Saumarez Smith on the battle to safeguard the future of some of Britain’s oldest and best-known learned societies

How a panicking Cambridge institution obliterated the memory of one of its most famous sons

A cherished hub of post-colonial Indian life in London is under threat of closure

Alasdair Palmer says there is little evidence to show that lockdowns are effective

The ideological significance of face masks, the new vestiture of the faithful

A fevered year of Covid and Trump has produced a record spike in UFO sightings

Frederic Raphael defends his friend, the writer Joseph Epstein, latest victim of America’s cancel culture for daring to mock Jill Biden’s doctorate

John Springs on illustrating US Presidents throughout his career

A remarkable group of intellectuals in pre-war Vienna used philosophy to explain the scientific progess of their time — until they were halted by murder and Nazism