Punches, Pronouns & Power

BY SAM WHITE The world of transgender activism is disorientating. Stare into it for too long, and it won’t just stare back, it’ll call you a TERF and punch you in the face. In the warped hinterlands of post-logic social justice, the ground slips easily from beneath your feet. There’s no reason or consistency, and no truth to which you can anchor. Draped over the … Continue reading Punches, Pronouns & Power

The Half Story of Owen Jones

BY BEN PENSANT I’m sure I wasn’t the only Corbynite awoken from their post-Loose Women nap some weeks ago by a flurry of social media alerts informing me something amazing had happened. As I checked my phone my mind buzzed with intrigue: Was Katie Hopkins dead? Were Chumbawamba reforming? Had PM Corbyn trebled Income Support so I can continue to spend my afternoons watching Bargain … Continue reading The Half Story of Owen Jones

Laughing at Voters, With Jones & Clegg

BY SAM WHITE Have you seen the new method that liberal progressives have come up with to get all us wayward peasants back on board the love train? It’s inspired. They get together in front of a camera, openly laugh in our faces about what feckless, naive cretins we are, and then widely distribute the recording. The idea, I presume, is that if it’s drilled into … Continue reading Laughing at Voters, With Jones & Clegg

Slipperals: Owen Jones & Mark Steel

BY SAM WHITE Brexiteers have copped a lot of abuse over the past few months for allegedly being swayed by emotion and ignorant of the facts. I no longer care about this palpably incorrect nonsense. The Brexiteers I know are sometimes almost obsessively well-informed about the EU, in many cases far more so than the bovine whingers who plumped for Remain because the establishment told them … Continue reading Slipperals: Owen Jones & Mark Steel