Groupthink and blame culture have had a detrimental effect on our debates. It’s time we stopped walking on eggshells.
In the name of cracking down on ‘disinformation’ and controlling infection, governments are centralising power and silencing critics.
It represents an emergency call to arms – not a permanent transition towards a command society.
The Prime Minister is being urged to employ more women, but here is one who already makes it difficult for him to get away with sloppy thinking.
He has claimed that the campaign against him is a political tactic – to distract from Labour’s record on anti-semitism.
Students are the next round of lawyers, politicians and other key decision-makers. That’s why we must tackle their censorious ways.
A large part of the financial return to the average student arises out of the loss the government makes on student loans.
The start of a weekly series on this site each Monday previewing the local elections being held on May 7th.
My lawyer friend Victoria Hewson and I have launched a small, non-funded campaign called ‘Radical’, aimed at fighting for truth and freedom in this arena.
Tightening the definition of a “hate incident” would help. Our new Attorney General has a lot of work to do if public confidence is to be restored.
There are three main issues for us. The HE/FE balance, making all students welcome on campus and the Conservatives’ own internal housekeeping.
Labour’s broadband policy is not about investment in infrastructure, but about a revolution in content to shape our collective political culture.
And: Gove says MPs can sit at weekends to get a deal through. Plus: Brisk business at the bookstall – and the menace of the “offence archaeologists”.
What would they say if Brexiteers used the language of coups, Nazis, and spilt blood that has been so prevalent from the pro-EU camp in the last 24 hours?
He also dismisses “this lunatic policeman” who threatened press freedom, and says “if necessary I will read out every word of [Darroch’s cables] in the House of Commons.”