‘Liberal democracy’ is not an inevitable combination. Nor, it seems, is it necessarily a sustainable one.
Posts Tagged: Political Philosophy
Perhaps, against all the odds, we will find a way of muddling through and preserve our broad church for a time after the era of Brexit has passed.
It feels like our Party has forgotten that even a broad church needs shared values on which its different wings and traditions can agree.
The way equalities law applies to “philosophical belief” has created a messy courtroom battleground for all sorts of angry fringe groups to seek protection.
TRIN’s committee aims to create a sense of common purpose among those interested in a part of the political spectrum that has attracted too little scholarly attention.
Working alongside the Conservative MPs Lee Rowley and Luke Graham, we will launch in Westminster this evening.
Nasserism, Ba’athism and Arab Socialism, not capitalism, are the colonial impositions on the Arab world.
The Centre for Policy Studies is working with many young, passionate Conservatives to build a better Britain.
Such as talent, or making good choices in life, or ability. But to point this out is to smash the leftist dogma of egalitarianism.
What about those who worship different gods, those who delight in civil rights movements, those mothers who want to go out to work?
Historically, we have developed our best new ideas and talents when in Opposition. We must break that cycle, and renew our movement now.
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.
Embracing this crude Marxist fiction has put the Conservative Party at risk of lasting electoral damage, particularly in London.
We spend so much time arguing about what it ought or ought not to do that we seldom consider its fundamental nature.
Castro’s apologists find it too painful to admit they’ve raised a feeling of belonging above moral principle.