If he isn’t the sort of person we should be erecting statues to, then it’s time to do away with statues altogether.
Posts Tagged: Nelson Mandela
We need to be proactive, and champion those universal values that we all share. And BAME conservatives need to be articulating and leading it.
Joe Baron: The campaign to tear down statues of British heroes is not about balance – it’s pure propaganda
It’s one thing to acknowledge the fact that all human beings are nuanced and flawed. It’s quite another to censor our past.
But neither the American President’s concession to Britain nor the question of double standards are likely to deter some Parliamentarians.
Sunder Katwala: Many ethnic minority voters are natural Leave supporters – but there’s that thorny issue of trust
Many feel British and have a Commonwealth attachment – but worry that the Brexit campaign is run by UKIP.
Allowing incitement, funding hatred and tolerating boycotts is harmful to the prospects for peace.
Charlotte Leslie: A question for politicians, and each of us. What is it for which you are prepared to die?
The Someone whose birth we celebrate at this time of year became a man who chose to die for Something
From @CLeslieMP: A question for politicians and for all of us. What is it for which you are prepared to die?
The Someone who was born at Christmas became a man who chose to die for Something – because he believed in it.
Former Defence Secretary says “journalism veered on hysteria.”
Mandela’s co-Peace Prize winner defends the former Prime Minister in today’s Times.
Plus: Same-sex marriages on Tebbit’s birthday. Puffed-up Sir Ian Kennedy. Publish, Rob Wilson, publish! And: Why I’m a fat bastard.
The Prime Minister’s matey statesmanship helped him to command the House, but also made him sound arrogant
He was speaking at the memorial service held in Johannesburg, South Africa, this afternoon.
When it comes to South Africa and Thatcher, some Labour MPs are touting politics, not history.
Tony Abbott and Stephen Harper are more reliable models for the Prime Minister to follow than South Africa’s former President.