John Robson

Modernity eats the apple
10 Jul 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: freedom, modernity, rationalism
And fools itself about the consequences for meaning and human freedom.

Trump in the balance after his first 100 days
1 May 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: donald trump, first 100 days, usa
There’s far more to be encouraged about in Trump the president than there ever was in Trump the candidate.

America, prepare to take your medicine
21 Sep 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, USA
Never before have voters elected a crook, knowing that she was a crook

A magical classic turns 50
9 Jun 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: literature, racism, to kill a mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird is 50 years old, John Robson says it has only improved with age.

Britannia, where art thou?
18 Apr 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Britain, Britannia
Once "the dread and envy of them all" Britain appears to have given up all that was special.

State of the Union
30 Jan 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, State of the Union address
Obama's speech offered soaring oratory that fell flat and fizzled.

Infidelity: in spite of everything, we still care
18 Dec 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: morality, Tiger Woods
There is an encouraging lesson in the public reaction to the Tiger Woods scandal.

Why we remember
9 Nov 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Flanders Fields, Remembrance Day, war
Remembrance Day is not a pacifist occasion but a recollection of  our solemn contract with those who have fallen.

Race is not the issue in health care debate
29 Sep 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Jimmy Carter, Obamacare, racism
It's the plan being criticized, not the colour of the president's skin.

When art was by and for the people
20 Jun 2009 | FEATURES |  
The modern left seems to think good art should exclude the masses, William Morris knew better.

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