Authors Posts by William Rees-Mogg

William Rees-Mogg


The reality of homelessness in Oxford and the imperative of helping

William Rees-Mogg discusses the city’s problem and the efforts to address it

If… Trump Becomes President

In this week's If... William Rees-Mogg contemplates an America Made Great Again.

If…France Invaded Britain

If…is a new Cherwell Blogs feature, reflecting on the potential futures our currently absurd political landscape might bring. Today William Rees-Mogg considers the potential consequences of a Le Pen presidency, and its impact on Britain…

Lessons from history: coronation of Queen Elizabeth I (1559)

William Rees-Mogg examines the legacy of Queen Elizabeth I on this, the 457th anniversary of her coronation as Queen of England and Ireland.


70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.

Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?