Former editor of The Specator magazine and the Sunday Telegraph newspaper, Dominic Lawson who is noted for his robust and iconoclastic opinions on political and social issues, has been writing a column for The Independent since 2006.
02 September 2013 06:13 PM
When regimes in the Middle East feel threatened by their own people, they immediately seek to blame the insurrection on Israel or ‘the Jews’
19 August 2013 05:08 PM
...but rising house prices are among the economic figures making Labour feel sick
12 August 2013 05:19 PM
Tesco’s done more for employment in the UK than any politician ever will
05 August 2013 05:59 PM
If oil and gas are there in the South, then let the country benefit
Is Stuart Broad a cheat? I’d rather England's cricket team were ruthless winners than priggish losers
15 July 2013 06:37 PM
The notion of the decent upstanding English public school-educated cricketers is only a myth to console ourselves in defeat against a supposedly inferior national culture
08 July 2013 07:18 PM
Sport has expanded to fill the space that more serious pursuits used to occupy
01 July 2013 06:28 PM
It seems absurd to compare a central banker with a Hollywood movie star. Yet the role of physical allure is underestimated in careers which ought to owe nothing to looks
24 June 2013 09:20 PM
Recent revelations show just how embedded is a culture of self-preservation among those whose first duty should be to you and me
17 June 2013 05:48 PM
This is not an unremittingly bleak documentary, despite its harrowing subject
10 June 2013 05:41 PM
The delusions of these two public figures defeat any satire
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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