Staying at home is, like anything else, habit-forming. Getting people to come out of lockdown is the hard part of the Government’s plan.
In that sense, his speech could easily have been given by a much more fitting figure for the Ditchley Foundation: Tony Blair.
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One of the most dangerous sequences in politics goes like this. “Something must be done. Here’s something. Let’s do it.”
Remarkably, sometimes these inconsistent trends both exist within the same tweet – as with a recent viral clip accusing a peer of telling lies when he was in fact correct.
With a woof-woof here and a moo-moo there, there is a new Tory focus on our feathered, scaled, winged and four-legged friends.
The wonderful reality of human progress continues to contradict the miserablist rhetoric of the modern left.
Ricardo’s theory of comparative advantage is 200 years old, but still often misunderstood.
By being the Free Spirit who defies Establishment Man, the former Mayor of London has today stolen the show.
Whether we measure literacy or longevity, infant mortality or sexual equality, the world in 2015 was a better place during this past twelve months.
If Eurosceptics concentrate their energies on renegotiation, the case for In will be halfway round the country before Out has got its boots on.
It is not denial of the human role in climate change to believe that they cripple growth, spur rent-seeking, and heap costs on the poor.