How to avoid a war with China

In the summer of 1914, few wanted war or thought a major war was possible.

What Biden 2024 has that Biden 2020 didn’t

America's oldest president has an argument about the future.

It’s time to tear up Big Tech’s get-out-of-jail-free card

Seven years ago, I showed that Facebook sold discriminatory ads. Its system is still broken.

The great spy balloon freakout

How fear distorts our actual assessment of risk.

In 46 words, Biden sends a clear message to Israel

The president’s statement could energise opposition to Netanyahu’s plan to weaken judicial independence.

The world’s biggest democracy is jettisoning freedom and tolerance

India might be the "nation of the moment", but its soul is at stake.

A century on, the search for the real Franz Kafka continues

Kafka's diaries reveal a writer even more alive than English-language readers knew.

Inclusive or alienating? The language wars go on

How "inclusive language" shuts out the very people it tries to protect.

It’s not going well for Britain’s new prime minister

The early signs for Rishi Sunak are not good.

The man who may challenge Putin for power

Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the mercenary group Wagner, may be Putin's greatest threat to power.