Toby Guise

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Toby Guise is a London-based writer and novelist with an interest in political culture. His genes have been spliced from Simon Raven and Kyril Bonfiglioli. His novel The Gold Sands has been variously described as "the most important piece of social comment this decade" and "having nothing good to recommend it - at all." He writes comment for The American Conservative, Tablet Magazine, and Reaction; and travel for the FT and the Spectator. He lives at @tobyguise.


Britain

Jeremy Corbyn and the Politics of Conspiracy

Jeremy Corbyn and the Politics of Conspiracy

April 04, 2018

We live in an era where fake news is real, and real news is fake. A recent

Scandal

Russia on Earth

Russia on Earth

March 16, 2018

“God in heaven, Russia on Earth.” So say the Serbs, who have been

Church and State

True Religion

True Religion

March 06, 2018

The Icelandic state is considering a ban on child circumcision—with

Scandal

Oxfam and the Fall of the Moral Monopoly

Oxfam and the Fall of the Moral Monopoly

February 20, 2018

“Now, that represents a degree of hypocrisy I’ve hitherto suspected in you

British Politics

Theresa Mayday

Theresa Mayday

February 06, 2018

Britain’s international relations have acquired something of Paris in the

Zeitgeist

Born-Again Virgin

Born-Again Virgin

January 23, 2018

We have just witnessed a curious phenomenon in the U.K. Bloodthirsty

Cultural Caviar

Islamo-Stalinism

Islamo-Stalinism

December 18, 2017

It’s that time of the year again. As Coca-Cola’s magic truck trundles

Cultural Caviar

Ratko Mladić and the Ghosts of History

Ratko Mladić and the Ghosts of History

December 04, 2017

After hitting the skids a few years ago, I moved to Serbia. Hell, it was fun.

Zeitgeist

A Madness at the Heart of Modern Consumerism

A Madness at the Heart of Modern Consumerism

November 27, 2017

The advent of a White Christmas is now heralded by Black Friday: this infamous

Britain

The Normalisation of Crime

The Normalisation of Crime

November 20, 2017

A few years ago, someone opened fire on me in St. John’s Wood. If you’re

Britain

Equality Is a Flesh-Eating Bug Destroying the Tories From the Inside

Equality Is a Flesh-Eating Bug Destroying the Tories From the Inside

November 06, 2017

The ripples from Harvey Weinstein’s considerable bulk are now lapping at the