For over half a century he championed American conservatism, and helped develop the movement’s organisational skills.
Posts Tagged: Liberalism
Galloway is furthering a dangerous communalism – by dragging conflicts overseas towards the centre of domestic political discourse.
Dean Godson: It’s easier for the right to move left on economics than for the left to move right on culture. That’s a plus for Johnson.
The sixth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
James Frayne: Our national political conversation is unrepresentative. Metro London is heard loud and clear. The provinces, scarcely at all.
They don’t talk about politics in daily life; don’t write to local or national newspapers; most importantly, they’re not politically active online.
David Lidington: My friend David Gauke is wrong. Liberal Tories should still feel at home in the Conservative Party.
Our electoral success has rested in large measure on an ability and willingness to adapt to the realities of social and economic change.
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?
A limited suspension is one thing, lasting change would be another. And so often, nothing is so permanent as the temporary.
American liberals have a fervent belief in equality, and will do everything they can for the American people short of spending any time with them.
James Kanagasooriam’s Twitter thread on why the link between freedom and prosperity is breaking down
Is economics the key after all – driving the culture wars in western liberal democracies?
A book which sees the ultra-liberals as a threat. But doesn’t recognise that they’re not having it all their own way.
The Conservative victory in the general election of 2019, on a promise to Get Brexit Done, was a crushing defeat for them.
The authors of a new book trace the enduring influence of American Puritanism, and explain how the President appeals to it.
Chris Bullivant: If free market and social conservatives find common ground, they could be unstoppable
The schism between between Tory Eurosceptics and Europhiles has been overcome; now another divide must be healed.
It is a reversion to the old tribal idea: this people good, that people bad. It challenges the notion that we are all individuals, responsible for our own behaviour.
Ryan Bourne: Johnson’s policy prospectus is tainted by interventionism, statism, collectivism – and could be a lot worse.
We economic liberals should be cautiously thankful for the stay of execution that his leadership and manifesto have given us.