Nick Cohen

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

Which side are you on?

19 November 2016 9:00 am

Trump’s victory sets a test for conservatives, a test they are failing with embarrassing ineptitude. They are making the oldest…

May’s head on the block

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Understand what this government is trying to get away with, and think about how it is trying to get away…

This could be the end of the Labour party

22 September 2016 1:00 pm

English Conservatives and Scottish Nationalists do not wake at 3 a.m., drenched in sweat, worrying about how they can defeat…

Corbyn has won – again. This could be the end of the Labour party

22 September 2016 1:00 pm

Those of us on the left should imagine how our political rivals felt when watching Jeremy Corbyn’s latest victory speech. English…

Enemies of history

30 July 2016 9:00 am

At the start of the 21st century, no one felt the need to reach for studies of ‘third-period’ communism to…

Brexit’s bitter harvest

18 June 2016 9:00 am

Nick Cohen and Fraser Nelson discuss The Spectator’s decision to back Brexit: We British flatter ourselves that common sense is…

What Labour needs now is a takeover by real left-wing radicals

7 May 2016 9:00 am

The party needs real radicalism – it is in the hands of an ugly simulacrum

Jeremy Corbyn is the ‘out’ campaign’s secret weapon

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Europe has opened up an unbridgeable chasm in the Conservative party. Labour remains, near as dammit, united. On the EU…

Meet the ‘out’ campaign’s secret weapon: Jeremy Corbyn

25 February 2016 3:00 pm

Europe has opened up an unbridgeable chasm in the Conservative party. Labour remains, near as dammit, united. On the EU…

Life inside Jeremy Corbyn’s crazy party

5 December 2015 9:00 am

What life is like inside the Labour party right now

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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