When a self-replicating clique becomes dominant – be it of councillors, evangelicals, po-faced harridans or freemasons – there is trouble ahead.
Posts Tagged: democracy
Nadhim Zahawi: I found myself banned from Trump’s America. But I want his state visit to go ahead – and to tell him why he’s mistaken.
I fear that the President has poured fuel on the fire of extremism; and created enemies, rather than winning friends.
We can build a Britain that is fair on immigration, trades globally and is outward-looking – underpinned by great values of equality, fairness and freedom.
As expected, only one Conservative – Ken Clarke – rebelled against the Government.
“Trust the people,” he urges his colleagues.
Will he make America great again? What is more important – jobs or building the wall? And why do Democrats think Hillary lost?
Jeremy Sher: Future referendums should require a majority of the Home Nations, not just a majority of the people
Our democratic rules have not kept pace with the changing nature of the Union.
Whether by accident or design, the Government’s appeal has led the Supreme Court to kill off two potential threats to Brexit.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: Don’t panic, Leavers. Britain’s going Out – however the Supreme Court rules today
The claimants deserve their day in court. Ministers were right to appeal. And we will still leave the EU.
His critics have fallen for the Fact-Checking Fallacy: the illusion that in politics or journalism, accurate facts are all that matter.
It has been fabulous to see ECOWAS stand up and enforce progress in their own region.
We will do better outside the EU, the Single Market and the Customs Union.
The Prime Minister’s priorities entail a hard Brexit, and are more important to her than economic stability.
My new book lays out a plan for a phased repatriation of power which will secure our sovereignty while maintaining links with our allies.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: EEA membership is incompatible with running our own migration policy
It’s time for mistaken claims to the contrary to be consigned to history.