Turn a blind eye, and every one of the other 30 Articles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will be breached too.
Posts Tagged: Adolf Hitler
Greed can have good consequences, generosity bad ones. What counts isn’t the motive. It’s the result.
If you want societies that seek to impose virtue by force, leave the rest of us to muddled old Britain, and try Jonestown.
Sunder Katwala: Gandhi does not quite fit the bill of recognising ethnic minority Britons on our currency
He may have been one of the greatest figures to shape the 20th century, but a simplistic deification risks losing the complexity of the man.
Robert Halfon: If we stay in this shutdown beyond the end of May, it won’t be a threat to our liberty, but the safeguarding of our lives
If police officers are shouting at people with loudhailers and disbanding picnickers in local parks, then, good.
Iain Dale: Which Starmer will we get as Labour’s new leader this weekend? Radical Starmer? Or Safety First Starmer?
For his Shadow Cabinet, I would choose media friendly spokespeople, and back them up with deputies more on the policy wonkish side of things.
Johnson’s task is to hire the right people and back them as long as they are getting things done, no matter who they offend in the process.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
For a really serious British foreign policy failure, look at Chamberlain’s attempt to appease Hitler
Tim Bouverie has written a fascinating account of the slide towards the Second World War.
A new book about Holocaust and climate change denial also casts light on the American President.
Andrew Roberts manages to bring the great man before us in all his variousness in just under a thousand pages.
As he does it again, we run Mark Wallace’s tribute to the former London Mayor’s greatest hit(ler)s.
Self-determination always involves conflict. In some cases that is justified, a conflict of necessity. In others it is not.
His new thriller is readable, but lets the British Prime Minister and Establishment of 1938 off far too lightly.
International humanitarian law may be imperfect, but it can ameliorate some of the worst horrors of armed conflict – such as the Khan Sheikhoun gas attack.
One virtue of democracy is that it does not give special prominence to the loudest people in judging the mood of a crowd.