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.


The Spotify syndicate

We should be wary of Spotify's control over the music we listen to

‘Beneath the music from a farther room’

This potential for interaction between artist and audience is a phenomenon of the modern era

Strange creatures: monstrosity in Kafka’s ‘The Metamorphosis’

The world of literature is abundant with monsters: physical monsters, psychological monsters, benevolent monsters, evil monsters. However, there is hardly a monster as puzzling...

Should Philip Green have been named and shamed?

This follows Lord Hain naming Sir Philip Green in Parliament as the businessman accused of harassment

Why are you wearing a poppy?

Making Remembrance Day the default undermines its purpose