They want to know that their political leaders aren’t racist or judgemental or stuck in a 1950s parody – but they aren’t interested in hearing about these ideas primarily.
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Earlier this month, however, when it emerged that another rape gang had been operating with impunity, this time in Telford, the silence was deafening.
The old hatred has been ushered in by a toxic mix of Islamism, anti-immigrant populism and far-leftism. Liberalism must fight back.
We need liberal – not closed – local communities where empowered, innovative and tolerant individuals can bring positive change.
You might think, for instance, that adultery is always wrong, too, but feel that it should not be the state’s business to police it.
We have allowed our enemies to infiltrate almost every power centre that matters and delegitimise our very existence.
Put harshly, it can be the ideology of the free-rider, the citizen who neglects the demands of citizenship.
Often, the disagreements between the two old camps are less substantial than the disagreements erupting within each camp’s own tents.
Rebecca Lowe Coulson: Is the Prime Minister right that responsibilities conflict with – and outweigh – rights?
The Conservative Party has long been the natural home of libertarians and classical liberals. That relationship might be about to get less comfortable.
Marxism, that failed social science, leads him to focus on terrorists’ circumstances, not the beliefs which really drive them to kill.
Taking out the middle man is what the Protestant reformers promised to do, and Carswell is in his way a very Protestant figure.
We should take the opportunity to remind ourselves what real progress means and rededicate ourselves to its cause.
Garvan Walshe: Why Britain must speak out against Orban’s assault on the Central European University
Dissidents in Eastern Europe could look to Thatcher’s Britain to stand up for their liberty. Are we still the sort of people to whom democrats turn?
We spend so much time arguing about what it ought or ought not to do that we seldom consider its fundamental nature.
His critics have fallen for the Fact-Checking Fallacy: the illusion that in politics or journalism, accurate facts are all that matter.