Values give real power to people – not symbols. Of all the issues that we face, is this truly one that our Prime Minister should be focusing on?
Posts Tagged: Nazism
If we aren’t willing to honestly apply the same rules to ourselves as to our opponents, everyone loses out
If you criticise Trump’s Charlotteville generalisations while defending the same tactics from Corbyn, you’re making our politics worse.
Of course it is not sufficient to condemn violent racism, like that in Charlottesville, because it is unkind. But history teaches us that we must watch for signs of a loss of empathy for others.
One virtue of democracy is that it does not give special prominence to the loudest people in judging the mood of a crowd.
The former mayor has blown his own gaff.
Khalid Masood, who murdered PC Keith Palmer, turns out to be one – and was originally called Adrian Elms.
Reading back, it highlights how supposedly level-headed ‘realists’ were so slow to recognise the true nature of the National Socialist regime.
Today we mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
I can just about imagine why a gay Parisian might just decide to send an unequivocal message to the Left at the next election.
I would refuse naturalisation as a British citizen to anyone who does not subscribe to the values.
Yes, political debate must be responsible. But it must also be robust – on immigration, and everything else
We are four days away from the biggest political decision of our generation. Let the arguments be put.
There would be greater support for the Government’s Prevent Strategy were this truth more widely understood and promoted.
Joe Carlebach: On Holocaust Memorial Day, I remember the tragic tale of the Jews who had served in Germany’s army
Their country rewarded them by taking the lives of their wives and children, their mothers, sisters, fathers and brothers.
When it comes to bans and bars from Britain, circumstances count. But there should always be a presumption in favour of freedom.
“It can happen again: the danger of rising anti-Semitism”: Sajid Javid’s speech to the Holocaust Educational Trust
“I can’t remember the last time I spoke to a Jewish friend or colleague who hasn’t, at some point, found themselves sitting awkwardly at a dinner party.”