Clashes over Black Lives Matter or Extinction Rebellion are noisy, nasty – and, by definition, impossible for Johnson to keep out of.
Posts Tagged: JK Rowling
Radical: Five questions for Richards and Kearns about trans. Do they accept the difference between sex and gender?
The serious consequences and abuse that too many – from JK Rowling on – have faced for discussing these issues are worrying and wrong.
Eric Kaufmann: A chilling effect is taking place at British universities. An Academic Freedom Bill can change that.
There is a mistaken view that threats to freedom stem from the state, but peer pressure can equally result in “despotism of custom”.
Researchers estimated that “a third and half of those reviewing a grant bid would mark it lower if it took a right-wing perspective”
The right to it must be championed even when – no: especially when – remarks are made that we find reprehensible.
Darren Grimes: Today, it’s Conservatives who are the real rebels – against woke conformity and the cancel culture
The more of us that come out of the closet – the political one – the more tolerant and reflective our culture will become.
We give you divorce reform, abortion law in Northern Ireland, citizenship rights for three million Hong Kongers, and the rainbow flag.
Neil O’Brien: The New Puritans want to tear down our liberal settlement. Here’s what they think – and why they must be resisted.
Countries need a balance of self-criticism and self-confidence. People are often called on to act for a greater good. But if Britain is shameful, why bother?
Radical: The BBC, Pink News and how, in reporting on the Gender Recognition Act, the media has shown shocking inaccuracy
Over the last few weeks, publications have routinely made errors in how they cover the GRA and JK Rowling. Readers must beware.
It stretches credulity to just assume that rent-seeking or uncompetitive markets account for all British top wealth.
To Diehard Remainers. You lost. Get over it. Drop the conspiracy theories – and stop assuming Leave voters are thick.
Lavish campaign spending does not guarantee electoral success. If it did, Brexit wouldn’t be happening. And Theresa May would now have a majority.
Fairly or unfairly, the pro-EU cause is already associated with elites. The arrival of the Withdrawal Bill in the Upper House will do nothing to diminish that impression.
Triumphalism would not only be unfair to David Cameron, one of the most electorally successful Tory election winners of modern times. It would also be deeply wrong.
The unionists’ new slogan seeks to neutralise the debate and reassure voters intimidated by Yes rhetoric.