Theodore Dalrymple

What Katie didn’t do: how Hopkins was silenced in Lewes

2 December 2017 9:00 am

Miss Hopkins should not have been gagged

In praise of Rhodesia

16 July 2016 9:00 am

The Spectator readers’ party was as always a swell affair, with long-time subscribers politely mingling with ne’er-do-wells like myself, the…

Watch out, wolves of Wall Street! It's time Davos had a World Decency Forum

1 February 2014 9:00 am

Gstaad If a catastrophic avalanche were to crush the Davos convention hall, where the fat cats of this world were…

Don't tax sugar - it doesn't make you fat. Gluttony does

11 January 2014 9:00 am

Obesity isn’t a matter of addiction. It’s a question of self-control

Theodore Dalrymple

Should we be threatening cocaine addicts with execution?

28 November 2013 1:50 pm

When Mao Tse-tung threatened to execute them, 20 million opium addicts gave up