Toby Young, Quillette Magazine

Toby Young

Quillette Magazine

United Kingdom

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Past articles by Toby:

The Case Against Lockdown: A Reply to Christopher Snowdon – Quillette

I enjoyed reading Christopher Snowdon’s critique of lockdown sceptics (“Rise of the Coronavirus Cranks”). Chris is a lively and entertaining writer and he does a great line in withering scorn (“The… → Read More

It's absurd to blame the Christchurch attack on 'toxic masculinity'

It is glib and superficial to attribute the tragedy in Christchurch to male violence → Read More

Claire Lehmann: Warrior princess of the Intellectual Dark Web

I’m writing this on an aeroplane flying back from Toronto, where I was attending a party thrown by Quillette, an online magazine. Canada might seem like a long way to go for a social gathering, but I’ve been working at Quillette for almost a year and hadn’t yet met the editor-in-chief, Claire Lehmann. Claire is … → Read More

Larysa Switlyk is the latest victim of the Twitter mob – and I should know

The Social Justice Warriors are out again - this time, for 'goat gate', writes Toby Young → Read More

How much can government really do to boost social mobility?

Social mobility rates have been remarkably stable for centuries → Read More

Don't be misled by the rise in pupils getting top grades, tougher A-levels are succeeding

On the face of it, the new “tougher” A-levels do not appear to have achieved their objective, which was to restore confidence in our examination system, not least by tackling grade inflation. → Read More

Free schools don't waste money, they save it for everyone

According to a report by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee published today, the Department for Education is spending “well over the odds” on free schools and wasting money it should be spending on refurbishing and maintaining existing schools. → Read More

This Budget will liberate schools from the tyranny of local authorities

George Osborne's plans for the education system will finally allow them to shine → Read More

Countdown to armageddon: what if Donald Trump and Jeremy Corbyn both got elected?

It's 2017, and Britain is a smoking ruin ruled over by American troops – while the Labour leader is nowhere to be seen → Read More

Autumn Statement: John McDonnell's Red Book fiasco makes me miss Ed Balls

It surely won’t be long before the Conservatives produce an attack video showing McDonnell quoting from this notorious tract → Read More

Britain can – and must – open its arms to refugee children

Protecting our borders is important, but an exception should be made for these unaccompanied refugee children → Read More

Why Tories should support the Tube strike

The unions and their ridiculous Left-wing supporters are extremely out of touch. The odd strike is a useful reminder → Read More

Hurrah for the Henley dress code. Brits always need something to whinge about

The eternal controversy over dress codes at the Henley Royal Regatta and other summer events is really about social class → Read More

At last, some good news for eurosceptics

Us grumpy eurosceptics have needed something to feel positive about for a while → Read More

Why Tories should join Labour and back Jeremy Corbyn

For just a £3 membership fee you can help consign the party to electoral oblivion in 2020 - and silence its loony Left forever → Read More

Can Ukip survive without Nigel Farage as leader?

Ukip needs a strong leader to stop if from falling apart → Read More

Forget Left-wing bias

David Cameron was expected to face a hostile debate audience. Here, Toby Young rates their questions for pinkoism out of 10 → Read More

The breathtaking hypocrisy of Russell Brand, Ed Miliband, and Labour’s front bench

Meeting with the mega-rich comedian turned champagne revolutionary is just the latest in a series of silly stunts from a party whose hypocrisy defies belief → Read More

What do Americans really think it's like in Britain?

The Fox News claim that Birmingham is a "totally Muslim" city throws new light on the divide between the US and Britain - and reminds us that it's a not-so special relationship after all → Read More

Modern slavery victims aren't all immigrants - Telegraph

Every day Britons are being forced into slavery, working as unpaid housemaids, laborours and in some cases, exploited sexually → Read More