Talking to Stella Creasy is never easy

The institutionalisation of gender-neutral language is designed to change how we think, feel and act

Everyone wants what should be. But there is no “should be”. There is only what is.

How we can — and must — win the war on language

On the least erotic noun in the English language

Diluting the meaning of a word disguises the harm of the real thing

Acronyms are one of the means by which bureaucracies hide or obfuscate what they do

Despite some political hang-ups, James Fox provides diverting stories on the history of colour

Who, exactly, is being corrected by an execution?

It separates us from the animals – and the angels