Even the hard Left now admit that the claim that people are happy to pay more is hollow. Their answer? Harness the politics of envy and division.
A combination of repression and culture war sustained the current system in recent years. But the effectiveness of that approach is wearing off.
Iran’s demonstrators are asking for reform, and all democrats should openly support their goals.
The doom-mongers and nay-sayers grumble out of self-interest. Meanwhile, Brexit Britain is strong and set to grow stronger.
Noel Malcolm warns that the European Court of Human Rights has become a threat to democracy.
That means defending NATO from encroachment by an EU army, and supporting Central and Eastern European countries in staying out of the Euro.
It would be the logical next step after taking back control from Brussels. And it would pull the rug from under Corbyn’s feet.
Parliament is not, should not be and probably cannot be a faithful reflection of the flux that confuses us in daily life.
The challenge for aid donors and recipients alike is to work together to improve its efficiency and effectiveness.
A weakness in this book is that its support for nation states is predicated on disappointed economic necessity.
Those who still refuse to accept we’re really going to leave the EU are misreading the process, the politics, and the people.
Patel got a lot done – in particular, improving international rules about emergency spending. Now her successor must work on an aid policy for Global Britain.
EU leaders – encourage by a rump of British Europhiles – are pursuing the fantasy that if they bully us enough, we might change our minds.
Self-determination always involves conflict. In some cases that is justified, a conflict of necessity. In others it is not.
The tiniest quantum of goodwill would have solved – indeed, might yet solve – the problem. But neither side is willing to display it.