Jeremy Corbyn

Bernie Sanders may have wowed Hay festival – but the crowd shouted ‘Corbyn’

24 June 2017 9:00 am

Five years after I swore I’d finished with him, it’s odd to be back on the road with Alex Rider.…

Plato and Aristotle would have understood Corbyn’s appeal to the young

24 June 2017 9:00 am

Whether the youth vote had any serious impact on the result of the general election or not, Jeremy Corbyn knew…

What are the Tories for?

24 June 2017 9:00 am

It’s time for the Conservatives to rediscover conservatism

Letter to a young Corbynista

24 June 2017 9:00 am

Caring about the poor means voting for capitalism

Harry Potter and the millennial mind

24 June 2017 9:00 am

How J.K. Rowling shaped a generation’s politics

Where’s Ayn Rand when you need her?

24 June 2017 9:00 am

A famous epigrammatic nugget of wisdom appears in The Leopard, Lampedusa’s great novel about a noble Sicilian family’s fortunes: ‘If…

Mind your language: Narrative

24 June 2017 9:00 am

Laura Kuenssberg was right. Even my husband agreed, and he often throws soiled beermats from an unknown source (which he…

Why the Corbyn surge astonished everyone, even MPs

17 June 2017 9:00 am

‘Science,’ wrote Jules Verne, ‘is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because…

Where are the right-wing masses demanding a second election?

17 June 2017 9:00 am

The Conservative party lost the general election, even if they are still in power (at time of writing). It was…

The Tories’ real problem is that they are now seen as reckless gamblers

17 June 2017 9:00 am

The opposition wants to raze your house to the ground. No, bear with me. Analogy. They say they’ll pull it…

I hate to say it, but I can’t blame the millennials who voted for Corbyn

17 June 2017 9:00 am

On the morning after the election I was drinking coffee with one of my heroes, Sir Roger Scruton. We talked…

Corbyn copy: Why Jeremy and Trump are (almost) the same

17 June 2017 9:00 am

As political phenomena, the Jez and the Donald are (almost) the same

Theresa May tells the Tories the election failure is her fault

17 June 2017 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, spent the week confronting the consequences of the general election that she had called…

Congratulations to Rod for predicting the election result

17 June 2017 9:00 am

Divining Rod Sir: Please congratulate Rod Liddle on being the only commentator who accurately forecast the uncertain general election result…

Generations at war: the election has laid bare a huge old vs young divide

10 June 2017 9:00 am

The deepest divide in this election was between young and old

All hail Comrade Corbyn – I recognise greatness when I see it

10 June 2017 9:00 am

Comrades. I’m going to tell you why I think Jeremy Corbyn is the right person to lead this country. First…

Theresa May’s campaign mistakes... and the hard lessons she must learn

3 June 2017 9:00 am

On the eve of the US presidential election, experts at Princeton university decided that Donald Trump had a 1 per…

Well done Jeremy Corbyn, for being the least shrill person in politics

3 June 2017 9:00 am

Enough of all these vital, apocalyptic, existential elections. They don’t half wear you out. The Scottish referendum was vital and…

Jeremy Corbyn for PM?

3 June 2017 9:00 am

He could follow in the footsteps of Harry Perkins

The best way to view Jeremy Corbyn? Through rosé-tinted glasses

3 June 2017 9:00 am

It was a typical bank holiday. Usual English weather: glorious, until you leave home without a brolly. Then fickleness supervenes…

This is the worst Tory election campaign ever

27 May 2017 9:00 am

I am trying to remember if there was ever a worse Conservative election campaign than this current dog’s breakfast —…

Fraternity, solidarity and the spirit of 1945

27 May 2017 9:00 am

My father worked as a fire warden during the Blitz, trying to contain the damage done by the Luftwaffe, and…

For the Tories to be the party of workers, they must be the party of jobs

20 May 2017 9:00 am

‘Exclusive invitation: I want to hear from you, Charles’, it said in my inbox. Theresa May wanted me to take…

Who’s to blame for Jeremy Corbyn? Step forward, Tony Blair

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Alastair Campbell once famously punched the Guardian’s Michael White in the face. A commendable thing to do, undoubtedly, as Mr…

‘Our children are horrified’: on the campaign doorstep in Wrexham

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Meet the lifelong Labour voters who are turning to the Tories