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Ben Sixsmith is a Spectator contributing writer based in Poland. He is the author of Noughties: Eleven Echoes of a Dismal Decade.
Science & Tech
Why should we wish away all the carnivalesque absurdity?
By Ben Sixsmith
Is the mainstream economy really that much less deranged?
Contra Elon Musk, mocking the platform’s over-serious ‘lords’ is half the fun
How do you screw up a movie about Hunter Biden?
With Andrew Tate’s winning attitude, we could all be kickboxing world champions marshaling armies of camgirls
Are Democrats stoking temptations that Biden could take out Trump?
He didn’t create the world we live in but he did exploit it
Not all mass shooters are inspired by Trump or Antifa
A number of parents have taken out restraining orders against the actor
It’s a case study in what not to do
The subway shooter hated white people and was a very online loner
Where does identity end and illness begin?
He ended by saying that Putin ‘cannot remain in power’
A country waits on edge for more refugees from Ukraine
Hunter S. Thompson saw the twenty-first century coming
Fear and adrenochrome
The sad irony of celebrity pastors
‘Chris Chan’ and the grotesque online attention sideshow
What is the Great Reset?
Blackpill: inside the incel death cult
The curious case of Ron Unz
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.