Rod Liddle

Ukraine’s prejudices – and ours

16 June 2012 6:00 am

‘The more Ukrainians that play in the national league, the more examples for the young generation — let them learn…

Anti-Semitism is an evil that still requires examination

2 June 2012 2:00 pm

Can you explain, briefly, why some people are prejudiced against Jews? It’s an interesting question. My late mum was a…

Radio 4’s Goldie Jubilee

26 May 2012 2:00 pm

At last, BBC Radio 4 has reconciled itself to the great importance of the graffiti artist and music performer Goldie.…

You can’t fight racism by ignoring facts

19 May 2012 4:00 pm

Was there a ‘racial’ or ‘cultural’ angle to the crimes committed by those nine exclusively Asian men from Rochdale sentenced…

What really makes the Tories toxic

12 May 2012 2:00 pm

So, who is to blame for the Conservative party’s supposedly appalling showing in last week’s council elections? The party leaders…

It isn’t just me who’s shopping for honours

4 May 2012 11:00 pm

Hello, I would like to be awarded a ­knighthood, or something close to a knighthood, for my excellent and selfless…

The meaning of Nadine Dorries

28 April 2012 3:00 pm

I was in the back of a cab with Nadine Dorries once. It was after some event where politicians and…

Since when has grief meant threats and vituperation?

21 April 2012 5:00 pm

I would like to begin my article this week with a minute’s silence, please, which I would enjoin you to…

Note to protestors: elitism and privilege are not the same thing

14 April 2012 6:00 pm

‘Theoretical perspectives on contemporary cities, with a specific focus on the global nature of urban social and political change and…

Theresa May’s new drink tax is theft dressed up as concern

31 March 2012 2:00 pm

Was the Home Secretary Theresa May half-cut when she started ranting about alcohol in the House of Commons last week?…

Who should replace Mark Thompson? Sentamu, or Harry Redknapp?

24 March 2012 4:00 pm

Three jobs only a madman would covet, and all of them up for grabs this spring: manager of the England…

I’m not sure it’s safe for me to fly

17 March 2012 6:00 pm

I find myself at a bit of a loss this week, for which apologies. I had hoped to write something…

Will the fall of the BNP mean a rise in racial violence?

10 March 2012 3:00 pm

Is Britain about to be engulfed by a race war promulgated by white, dispossessed, millennialist fantasists? No, of course not,…

Why aren’t we asking what proportion of Syrians back the uprising?

3 March 2012 6:00 am

What proportion of the Syrian population is fully in support of the continued uprising against the country’s authoritarian leader, Bashar…

A few kind words of advice for Rachel Cusk

25 February 2012 3:00 pm

How can we help the talented writer Rachel Cusk to overcome the extraordinary hurt she has suffered as a consequence…

The Saudi journalist who could be killed for a tweet

18 February 2012 3:00 pm

Hamza Kashgari opted for the wrong stopover; hell, it happens. I don’t know what the flight options are for Riyadh…

The philosophy of modern Britain: I must have it and I must have it right now

11 February 2012 2:00 pm

It’s not all doom and gloom, then. A new study suggests that we are turning into aborigines — or Indigenous…

Bearded maniacs deserve justice, too

21 January 2012 1:00 pm

I’d like, this week, to draw your attention to the United Kingdom’s unjust treatment of some bearded maniacs. I realise,…

Tony Blair is relentlessly self-sacrificing. He’s an example to us all

14 January 2012 4:00 pm

How can we persuade our former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, to devote a little more time to making money for…

Is it empowering for women to have their baps inflated?

7 January 2012 4:00 pm

I wonder what explanation will be found for the mysterious discovery of a woman’s body tucked behind a hedge on…

You have to be very careful who you murder these days

31 December 2011 12:00 pm

So, another year closes and, with it, the window of opportunity for murdering transgendered people. Henceforth it will simply not…

This year’s shortlist for the Ronnie Hutton Memorial Prize

10 December 2011 4:15 pm

Usually at this time of the year I’m busy at home compiling entrants for the Ronnie Hutton Memorial Prize, a…

It’s hard to build a Big Society if you don’t know who lives next door

3 December 2011 3:00 pm

Is it important to know your next-door neighbour’s name if you’re about to send him death threats, hate mail or…

Sorry, Ken, but even I know you can’t say that

26 November 2011 2:00 pm

This week I thought I would offer advice on the sort of things one can and cannot say in public…

Go on, Sarko, tell us another

12 November 2011 6:00 pm

The typical cowardice of French journalists has prevented us from knowing the full details of that off-the-record chat between Nicolas…