Why is Ed Miliband so forgettable?

What’s going on with people’s inability to remember Ed Miliband’s name? My colleague Daniel Knowles had an excellent spot this morning when he saw that The Independent, who had splashed on their exclusive interview with the Labour leader, proceeded to call him “David” in their editorial. It’s not the first time, as Dan points out…

‘Be God’s curse upon you!’: the dangers of mixing satire and Islam

I went to see Steven Pinker and Matt Ridley last night at Intelligence Squared, talking about Pinker’s new book The Better Angels of our Nature in which he shows, powerfully, that we are now living in the safest time to be alive in the history of humanity. It’s a fascinating read and was a fascinating…