Articles by Bella Thomas
Some of the hostile responses to Andrew Anthony's book exemplified the very attitudes the author aimed to expose
With Fidel Castro apparently on the verge of death, I returned to Cuba to visit old friends. Little has changed over recent years and life for most Cubans remains harsh. Yet western visitors continue...
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a strident defender of the rights of Muslim women—so why do so many liberals attack her?
Is television an outpost of cultural imperialism? More than two billion people in poor countries now have access to a set. But, rather than envying the west, they are increasingly tuning in to local...
The recent farming crisis has revealed the lopsided priorities of animal rights activists
Javier Marias speaks for a confident modern Spain with its calculated suppression of recent history
Paedophilia has gone from being a taboo to being a source of prurient interest. What is going on?
The famously dull corridors of power in Brussels suddenly sprang to life after the birth of the euro. It's getting personal