Tony Abbott and Stephen Harper are more reliable models for the Prime Minister to follow than South Africa’s former President.
Posts Tagged: Conservatism
The Left blames the wealthy, just as a failed merchant blames his competitor, as a way to cover for its failings and ineptitude.
The Tories may win the war on welfare, but if they lose the war on poverty, it could well prove to be a hollow and very short-lived victory.
To the genuine conservative the negative effects of globalisation are sometimes indistinguishable from what we feared about socialism.
Heresy of the week: There’s only one political divide that really matters and you’re probably on the wrong side of it
When anyone describes themselves as being ‘neither rightwing nor leftwing’, what they usually mean is that they are either rightwing… Read more »
Young people can’t afford to get on to the housing ladder, but why would they want to and why should we care?
Provocative stuff from Fraser Nelson in the Spectator – casting doubt, as he does, on that ultimate Thatcherite aspiration, home… Read more »
“A conservative is someone who stands athwart history, yelling Stop!” These words – from that great conservative intellectual William Buckley… Read more »
In what is sadly his last blogpost for the Telegraph, Ed West signs off with a meditation on the true… Read more »
On what principle should one name a political party? In the good old days, the main parties were named after… Read more »
Readers of ConservativeHome aren’t necessarily weird, but they’re almost certainly WEIRD – western, educated, industrialised, rich and democratic. It’s a useful… Read more »
It is good to see the British conservative philosopher, Michael Oakeshott, featuring in the American Conservative, because, as Kenneth McIntyre… Read more »
Of the many inconsistencies associated with the Tory ‘modernisers’, one of the most glaring is the moderniser label itself. As… Read more »
Last week, our esteemed editor, Mr Timothy Montgomerie, made the case for taxing wealth in preference to income (The Times… Read more »
To which Whitehall department would you look to first for proof of an authentically conservative government? How about the Treasury,… Read more »
Cristina Kirchner, Argentina’s, ahem, colourful President, is up to her old tricks again – asserting her country’s claim to the… Read more »