Kuper says it would be best to stop Oxford and Cambridge teaching undergraduates, thereby removing “Oxbridge’s …distortion of British life.”
As long as this former priest and aspirant actor can find some high moral reason for doing so, he loves to make trouble.
Parts of the media suspected, wrongly, that she was an Establishment stooge: her work leading the Vaccine Taskforce has since been triumphantly vindicated.
In this feature, we look at some of the most memorable podcasts of the last few weeks.
The President of COP26 is suddenly so well-known that he attracts criticism as well as admiration, and interest in his roots as an admirer of Thatcher.
Many Tories are alarmed by the tax rises recently announced by the Government, and will be looking for reassurance from Sunak.
Here, in a nutshell, is why Labour is struggling to make progress. Its obsession with identity politics puts it at odds with the majority of British people.
He is tipped by some as a future Prime Minister, but is more plausibly seen as a future Chancellor.
Plus: Vicious Cybernats. Bolton’s brass neck. Widdecombe’s ratings. Johnson’s death wish. And: the courage of my friend Tessa Jowell.
Plus: Tories – too vague. UKIP – too specific. LibDems: what are they for? Why the polls could all be wrong. And: I win an award, and am baffled.
Plus: My Big Fat New Wedding. An invitation to Roger Bird. And: Happy New Year to you all. P.S: Here is my, er, prediction success rate for last year.
And this week’s column contains a mystery closing message to the Prime Minister.
His critique of the teaching of politics is a simple one. In his view, it is not a mode of experience. So the language of politics is not genuinely a language of explanation.