As the Hitler’s atrocities pass from living memory into history, it is more important than ever to learn the lessons they teach us.
Plus: Here comes Syriza. The Teflon Greens. Mystic Dale v Nick Clegg. The Political Book Awards. And: There’s no such thing as an illegal war.
The enemies of freedom have been testing how far they can go, step by step. We shouldn’t be surprised they are now almost upon us.
It may not always work well. It isn’t a model other countries want. But we’ve chosen it – and so are stuck with it.
Also: the tests facing the new SF speaker; green/nationalist anti-nuclear coalition prepares for 2015; and SNP MSP spies a conspiracy against Holyrood.
Hopefully we are starting to put a stop to dangerous cultural and moral relativism – but how firm are we in our beliefs?
Garvan Walshe: Banning “encryption technology” is as pointless as banning kitchen knives. Here’s what we can do
Serious terrorists won’t use WhatsApp, they will make their own encrypted networks. Here’s how to combat them and preserve our liberties.
Charlotte Leslie MP: Immigration. The NHS. And all the other subjects we’re not meant to talk about.
It’s not just cartoons of Mohammed that have become taboo.
Plus: Farage’s book an election expense? Don’t be daft. My election predictions. Dull Tory slogans. Lively Australian politicians. And: victims of MND.
Apparently I’m supposed to campaign in someone else’s seat, not that for which I’m actually standing.
Also: SNP attacked by Scottish councils for annulling hundreds of millions of poll tax arrears; and Plaid MP attacks Government over driving licence flags.
Our new columnist says that we’ve heard precious few solutions from our politicians yet.
Including the latest from the rolling future leadership hustings at the Pale, Male and stale Dining Club.
Conservatives largest party. Labour close behind. Less bad for the LibDems that some predict. UKIP win three seats. The SNP grab over 20.
Labour plans new taxes on your family home and your pension – and he and Balls would like to tax death too.