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Helen Dale

56 articles , book reviews , podcasts & forums by Helen Dale.
Australia Vote
Essay

Australia Says No

An imported "oppressor-oppressed" ideology ran smack-dab into the intensely democratic and egalitarian Australian political order.

Ronald Dahl
Essay

Acta Non Verba

In the battle over children's literature, we ought to remember that the distinction between words and deeds is a key marker of civilisation.

No10 Downing
Essay

One Nation or Bust!

The Conservative Party’s immense election victory means it must bind up the wounds the referendum and subsequent polarisation opened in the body politic.

General Election 2019
Essay

Brexit Panto

Billed as the most significant election since Clement Attlee’s 1945 Labour landslide, the outcome will determine whether Brexit happens at all.

Helen Dale is a Senior Writer at Law & Liberty. She won the Miles Franklin Award for her first novel, The Hand that Signed the Paper, and read law at Oxford and Edinburgh. Her most recent novel, Kingdom of the Wicked, was shortlisted for the Prometheus Prize for science fiction. She writes for a number of outlets, including The Spectator, The Australian, Standpoint, and Quillette. She lives in London, is on substack at helendale.substack.com, and on Twitter @_HelenDale