Galloway is furthering a dangerous communalism – by dragging conflicts overseas towards the centre of domestic political discourse.
Posts Tagged: Conservatism
While Blair, Brown and Cameron scuttled off indecorously after leaving Number 10, she remains in the Commons and tries to hold Johnson to account.
He’s proof that your boat can be swept along by the same tide as others, but how you steer it is a matter of individual style.
The centre isn’t where he or ConservativeHome or anyone else wants it to be. It’s where it is – “Far From Notting Hill”.
Gary Powell: Ministers shouldn’t appease the LGBT+ lobby. It doesn’t speak for all gay people – certainly not for me.
Extreme gender ideology undermines cultural norms, scientific reality, the connection between motherhood and children, parental rights, and free speech.
During the last year, we’ve learned much about the Government – but far more about ourselves.
The Government can do a lot in a short space of time. A key question should be: how do we make these towns nicer places to live?
Dean Godson: It’s easier for the right to move left on economics than for the left to move right on culture. That’s a plus for Johnson.
The sixth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
Damian Green: Why a forced choice between a Brexity North and a Globalist South would be a false one – and damage our Party
The first of a ConHome series this week on Boris Johnson’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
In his speech, he quoted from the Bible, in its best and most traditional version: yet more evidence of his own conservatism.
A magisterial survey of conservatism since the French Revolution brings home how various it is, and how impossible to reduce to an ideology.
Ryan Bourne: If you want to feed hungry children, don’t target food poverty. Aim to reduce poverty as a whole.
Together with tax cuts and less regulation, higher or more extensive benefits look like better support for hungry children than vouchers.
WATCH: “Conservatives believe in the importance of community and belonging” – the Chancellor delivers his Conference speech
“Our values are rooted in the fundamental belief that individual freedom enables both the greatest achievement and the gentlest kindness.”
Daniel Hannan: Clever, inquisitive and, crucially, independent, Charles Moore would be the perfect BBC chairman
His critics display the close-mindedness that they falsely suspect in him. Indeed, you won’t find a less partisan man.
Plus: by stealth, under the cover of Covid-19, Starmer is changing the Labour Party to one based on social democracy, rather than red-blooded socialism.