Fresh old stuff that hurts in the right places
New period drama forces us to rethink what we want from history.
Counter-terrorism measures threaten democracy
Recent abuses of regulation lay bare the extent of its politicisation.
Gillette’s advertisement is sharper than usual
The divide between the two runs deep and is, forgive the pun, razor-sharp. It’ll continue to be a daily task to point out that certain ideas of manliness are outdated and simply unacceptable. But that can’t change without normal men, real men, in fact: all men reflecting on their own behaviour, and taking their own share of responsibility.