Phillip Mark McGough

Phillip Mark McGough

Phillip Mark McGough is a UK-based writer, lawyer and blogger.

Tutors and Examiners of the Mind: German media and the migrant crisis

Tutors and Examiners of the Mind: German media and the migrant crisis

A few years ago, remarking on the more aggressive federalist tendencies within the European Union, Mikhail Gorbachev observed that the most puzzling development in European politics since the end of the Cold War was the “apparent determination of politicians to recreate the Soviet Union in Western Europe.” Today we might

Phillip Mark McGough
Phillip Mark McGough
Free Speech
After Cologne, Feminism is Dead

After Cologne, Feminism is Dead

If German history in general is short on laughs (even Schopenhauer’s explanation of the psychology of humour in The World As Will and Representation is unrelentingly miserable) the period 1933 to 1945 is emphatically joyless. Though one of the few tragi-comic chapters in the horror story of Nazism

Phillip Mark McGough
Phillip Mark McGough
Security