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Instructive antisemitic comparison

By Stephen Pollard, January 29, 2013

Oh dear. I really didn't want to have to write about antisemitism again. Believe me it's not something I ever want to have to discuss. But this past week there have been two instructive episodes.


Settlements - the view from Jerusalem

By Stephen Pollard, December 3, 2012

I’ve been trying to find out the thinking behind the Israeli government’s announcement that it intends to build a settlement of 3000 units in E1.Speaking to various Israeli government sources, here’s my take.


You work harder as civil servants take summer off (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, May 16, 2012

My Express column on the civil service's 7 week 'work from home' wheeze this summer is here.


Only a fantasist could believe in the euro now (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, May 8, 2012

My Express column on the euro, Hollande and Greece, is here.


The Guardian backs down

By Stephen Pollard, April 23, 2012

I've just heard that the Guardian has agreed to post a correction to their diary story.

Having libelled me by implying that I lied to their reporter, they now accept they got it wrong and are about to post this:


The Guardian's libel of me

By Stephen Pollard, April 23, 2012


I've just heard from the Guardian at last that they accept the need for a clarification and will be posting this:


Put Abu Qatada on a plane and quit the ECHR (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, April 20, 2012

My Express column on the latest Abu Qatada developments is here.


Theatre of rudeness (Spectator)

By Stephen Pollard, March 23, 2012

I've just realised that my Spectator piece about BO - yes, indeed - is now out from behind the paywall. It's here.


The Americans do not regard us as special any more (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, March 14, 2012

My latest Express column, on the Prime Minister's US visit. It's here.


For once, Richard Dawkins is lost for words (Telegraph)

By Stephen Pollard, February 15, 2012

I have a column in today's Telegraph on atheism. It's here.


Abu Qatada's threat to national security (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, February 7, 2012

My Express column on the outrageous decision to release Abu Qatada from prison is here.


'Yet another farce from the hated Human Rights Act' (Express)

By Stephen Pollard, January 13, 2012

I have a piece in today's Express on the law suit brought against the government by Cait Reilly. It's here.