Schools are the one area where this government has made a real, positive difference – but it’s scared stiff of saying so
Sir Michael Wilshaw must revamp his power-crazed organisation
David Cameron’s government continues to subsidise its critics
Plum positions once reserved for academics are now being shared out among the liberal elite
Jailing the punk band is clearly unjust. But let’s not pretend that they’re serious dissidents – or that ordinary Russians support them
Can foreign priests save the Catholic Church in England?
‘Intergenerational fairness’ is simply the latest cover for envy
The Bible tells us that the poor will always be with us, but there is no good reason, and certainly no scriptural authority, to support the widespread belief that the rich will be too.
We are letting Al Jazeera usurp the international role of the BBC
Having transformed his inner-city primary, Greg Martin has bought a stately home in Sussex – and is preparing to turn it into a fully free state boarding school
Dennis Sewell says that the political cage fight between the Tories and the educational establishment will be the most thrilling contest of Cameron’s first hundred days
A century ago many leading leftists subscribed to the vile pseudo-science of eugenics, writes Dennis Sewell, and the influence of that thinking can still be seen today
Dennis Sewell on how the agencies stuffed full of Labour placemen have taken power in Britain. To govern properly, Cameron will have to take immediate, brutal action against them
Our current financial turmoil is not the fault of greedy bankers, says Dennis Sewell. In fact, the banks were bullied into lowering their lending standards by left-wing idealists intent on equal opportunities at any cost
The taboo on discussing migration has only been partly lifted, says Dennis Sewell. We pretend that all migrants are the same, whereas the statistics reveal some uncomfortable truths
Dennis Sewell on the state of Lebanon and the charm of Guto Harri