The tension can be seen in the way the Prime Minister’s sensible effort at Chequers clashes with the deeply-seated values of many in the Party’s grassroots.
Posts Tagged: Globalisation
Onward seems set to propound the liberal and Freer the libertarian versions of the globalist agenda. Where does that leave the anti-globalist voters who now back the Tories?
Taking back control will give us scope to restore public confidence in our migration controls, support key sectors of the economy, and woo wealth creators.
Syed Kamall: That there has been a Brexit talks breakthrough is no thanks to the Commission’s negotiating plan
Hopefully, these efforts will pay off next week when national leaders decide whether to open talks on trade and a transition period. It is time to get down to business.
A weakness in this book is that its support for nation states is predicated on disappointed economic necessity.
The Prime Minister’s manifesto will have its flaws, but she has grasped the implications of Brexit more surely than any other senior politician.
It comes with a stipulation of its own. My constituency estimates, to adapt my 2015 mantra, are a probability, not a prediction.
Macron’s win will enthuse Britain’s social democrats – who currently need all the cheering up they can get
Perhaps the reason why the Conservatives are marginalising them is that the former are shaping an electoral coalition big enough to include Leavers and Remainers.
May warns Davos of globalisation’s downside – and “the cult of individualism”. Her speech: full text
“We need to recognise the way in which a more global and individualistic world can sometimes loosen the ties that bind our society together.”
James Frayne: The Davos crowd’s global outlook means it has lost any understanding of national movements
They see one global trend when in fact there are many different national shifts underway.
While Assad’s goons kill, and we do nothing, our enemies observe our weakness.
A fundamental clash between cosmopolitanism and communitarianism is taking place – and it cuts across Left and Right.
It’s time to defend and promote the ideas that have helped to bring globalisation – and in turn brought more wealth, peace and opportunity to billions of people.
Juppe and Francois Fillon could pave the way for economic reform and an end to free movement.
“Writing off a third of our entire population might seem extreme, but it is typical of the political and media classes who know little of life beyond the Circle Line.”