The Melody Makers 5: Rodgers and Hart, Part II

This is the fifth in a weekly series celebrating the immense Jewish contribution to popular music over the last century. RICHARD Rodgers and Lorenz Hart returned from Hollywood to a triumph with the 1935 Broadway...

Abortion to term – the horrific baby-killing bandwagon Down Under

Earlier this month New South Wales and New Zealand passed legislation that decriminalises abortion of full-term babies. Paul Collits’s report on this regressive and inhuman legislation is republished here with the kind permission of Quadrant.  THE...

Voters must give their verdict on the turncoat of Totnes

LAST week the former Tory MP Dr Sarah Wollaston, who represents a constituency in which 54 per cent voted Leave, and which has consistently voted for a Conservative MP since 1924, joined the Liberal...

Driving a bus through conscience and free speech

THE Norfolk bus driver who has been suspended for refusing to drive a bus decorated with the LGBT+ rainbow symbol 'because it promotes homosexuality’ has, to add insult to injury, now been catechised by...

See Emily play fast and loose with the facts

BREXIT has devastated stocks of integrity and competence in Britain’s newsrooms. The situation is so bad that flagships such as Newsnight could ‘crash out’ of journalistic standards without an ideal. With impartiality disappearing, a run...

Where’s the memorial to the Communist Holocaust?

HOW we remember Communism and Nazism, the two most terrible phenomena of the last century, makes for some interesting contrasts. Archbishop Justin Welby has just publicly added his support to the campaign for a new...

Motherhood censored in the name of feminism

THE Guardian reports on the first advertisements to fall foul of the Advertising Standards Authority’s new rules on ‘sexist stereotypes’. One was banned because it depicted a woman sitting on a bench next to...

Poverty doesn’t cause crime, Mr Mayor. Criminals do

A FEW weeks ago the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, released a report showing how the poorest areas of London are the most likely to see the highest levels of violence, with 74 killings...

The hideous whiteness of the American pumpkin

YOU don’t have to be crazy to be ‘woke’, it’s just that it is a considerable advantage if you are. In today’s competitive higher education sector, where political correctness reigns, burgeoning Social Justice Warriors...

Readers’ comments: Our soft, lazy education system

In response to Chris McGovern: This, Suella, is why free schools are stalling,  Colonel Mustard wrote: ‘Why do youngsters from the bottom 10 per cent socially in Shanghai – the children of street cleaners, janitors and...