Nick Cohen

Nick Cohen is a columnist for the Observer and author of What's Left and You Can't Read This Book.

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Jeremy Corbyn isn’t anti-war. He’s just anti-West

21 November 2015 9:00 am

Ignore their deceptive flannel – the far left aren’t against violence. They’re just against the West

The Corbynites have only ever cared about foreign politics - they have no idea about Britain

29 October 2015 9:00 am

Before they can talk to the wider electorate, Labour MPs must win a life-or-death argument with their core supporters

What Scottish professors have to fear from Nicola Sturgeon’s power grab

17 October 2015 8:00 am

What Scotland’s professors have to fear from the SNP’s latest bright idea

Why I’ve finally given up on the left

19 September 2015 8:00 am

I cannot be part of a movement run by half-educated fanatics

Why is a festival of Israeli film fighting for censorship in London?

20 June 2015 9:00 am

The attempt to ban Jewish men from seeing ‘The Gift of Fire’ sets a very dangerous precedent

Why is Len McCluskey paying Carter-Ruck to threaten me?

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Unite’s leader splashes out on legal threats because he knows his cause is in trouble

Posh, educated and energetic: meet the servants of the super-rich

16 May 2015 9:00 am

There is a huge industry catering to London’s foreign plutocracy

Sweden’s feminist foreign minister has dared to tell the truth about Saudi Arabia. What happens now concerns us all

28 March 2015 9:00 am

Sweden’s feminist foreign minister has dared to tell the truth about Saudi Arabia. What happens now concerns us all

Tell Mama and the battle for the future of British Islam

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Is there a future for a moderate activist group fighting anti-Muslim prejudice?

If ‘incorrect’ English is what’s widely understood, how can it be wrong?

7 March 2015 9:00 am

In a cheeringly Dickensian fashion, the names of our supposed experts on grammar imply they want to bind writers (Lynne…

How liberal Britain is betraying ex-Muslims

28 February 2015 9:00 am

These people are risking their lives for the freedom not to believe – and liberal Britain is betraying them

As a republican, I used to look forward to Charles III. Now I’m scared

31 January 2015 9:00 am

The Prince of Wales has shown himself too vain to accept the limits of constitutional monarchy

How long will it be before the climate forces us to change?

17 January 2015 9:00 am

As the climate changes, will we? The story of the little ice age suggests that adaptation will take years of suffering

Our suicidal newspapers are throwing press freedom away

11 October 2014 9:00 am

Civil war within the British press threatens a free society

How an Oxford degree – PPE – created a robotic governing class

27 September 2014 9:00 am

Britain is now run by Oxford PPE graduates. The consequences have been disastrous

Now that everyone’s a journalist, anyone can be sued

12 July 2014 9:00 am

When everyone’s a potential journalist, it’s time to tame libel costs

Since when has Steve Coogan stood against censorship?

21 June 2014 9:00 am

Why is Index on Censorship cosying up to the tribune of Hacked Off?

The curious case of Mo Ansar

17 May 2014 9:00 am

How was it that Mo Ansar, a bank employee in Hampshire, became the voice of British Islam?

Why can't we admit we're scared of Islamism?

9 November 2013 9:00 am

Like other branches of the liberal establishment, the art world is all for challenging religion – unless it’s Islam

They used to catch crooks - now they trawl Twitter. Are our police turning into spies?

26 October 2013 9:00 am

Crime is falling, but the police are as busy as ever – undermining our freedoms

Richard Dawkins attacks Muslim bigots, not just Christian ones. If only his enemies were as brave

24 August 2013 9:00 am

It’s August, and you are a journalist stuck in the office without an idea in your head. What to write?…