Hers is a test case for Ministers, for Muslim organisations in Britain, for free speech – for what sort of country we want to be.
Posts Tagged: Liberty
Peterson rejects collectivist doctrines, and instead emphasises the importance of the individual. This is why so many people say they have been inspired by his work.
Joel Charles: After May’s conference speech and Hammond’s Budget, opportunity must be our core objective
We have a habit of looking back at policy platforms pursued by previous Conservative Governments, and attempting to bring back popular policies like a poor Hollywood remake.
It feels like our Party has forgotten that even a broad church needs shared values on which its different wings and traditions can agree.
From Tony the Tiger to the sale of narwhal ivory, from plastic straws to eating dogs, the list of proposed bans grows weekly.
Nola Leach: Opt-out organ donation. Why is a Conservative Government so set on boosting the reach of the state?
The move formalises a precedent with disturbing longer-term implications for the relationship between the citizen and government.
This is not so much a pro-market position as an anti-democratic one. There is more to politics than market versus state.
James Frayne: The voters most enthusiastic about state action on childhood obesity are…Conservative ones
So new research suggests. Private businesses must take at least as much responsibility for this state of affairs as Tory politicians.
Alex Morton: Too many Tory politicians say nothing worthwhile – because they have nothing worthwhile to say
What do our cliché-ridden rulers propose? Ending plastic cups, gender quotas for boardrooms and banning Tony the Tiger.
Penny Mordaunt: We will get stick from the Corbynistas. And from the small-minded. But we are backing this move to support disabled people none the less.
We believe in freedom – which is why we’ve initiated this Global Disability Summit.
None of these qualities necessarily stop you wanting things, knowing what you enjoy, and being able to weigh up how to decide.
If Truss wants to recast British politics as a fight between Tory liberalism and Labour reaction, she’ll have to make the Tories liberal first.
Whatever happened to the Big Society? 3) Peter Franklin: The values of the all-consuming state or market both deaden the human spirit
Even in an age of austerity, government has plenty of power and assets, which it could on a small-scale, experimental basis transfer to the control of community groups.
Working alongside the Conservative MPs Lee Rowley and Luke Graham, we will launch in Westminster this evening.
Peter Thompson: The inconsistencies, contortions and self-contradictions of the case for votes at 16
On what basis would they then be prevented from appearing in pornography? Should they then not be tried as adults and sent to adult prisons? And so on.