What can parents do? Avoid reading Robin Hood as a bedtime story? I asked around, and came up with a few answers.
Posts Tagged: Socialism
Corbyn surely knows that Chavista populism isn’t the only alternative to a traditionalist, oligarchic right.
Politicians who support fiscal discipline are not protecting their own interests – they’re guarding the interests of others.
Daniel Hannan: Sooner or later, you run out of spending other people’s money. And it’s young people who foot the bill.
The left cries “Growth not austerity”. Seriously, comrades, if it were that easy, don’t you think someone would have done it by now?
The Queen’s Speech provides concrete facts to grip on to and analyse, and a clear indicator of how the Government intends to lead our country.
The Party must step up to provide organisation, oversight, training, and resources so our activists and members can advocate for the Tory cause.
Often, the disagreements between the two old camps are less substantial than the disagreements erupting within each camp’s own tents.
Jamie Whyte: The Conservatives didn’t win because they rejected Thatcher’s beliefs – a small state and free markets
The “modernisers” think that people with clear principles are cranks. In five years, they may find themselves queuing for food at their local Red Star state supermarket.
According to the originators of the Labour policy, the owner of a £300,000 house would be liable for tax of £4,950 a year.
Officially, Corbyn and McDonnell plan to soak the rich. In practice, they’d be left squeezing the rest of the workforce for an extra £30 billion.
The tenacity of his public image as a well-meaning grandfather figure doesn’t change his shameful record.
Ryan Bourne: May has chosen to occupy the centre, rather than try to shift it. This bodes badly for Britain, Brexit – and the economy.
The basic principles of limited government, economic and civil liberties, freedom and equality under the law are almost entirely absent from her programme.
From Spain to Italy to America, parties of organised labour are in trouble. The blue collar base didn’t come out for them – and may not come out for Corbyn either.
But the two halves of any putative progressive alliance are divided. The intelligentsia may be against Brexit, but the working class is enthusiastically for it.
‘Socialism in the 21st Century’ could be a vote winner – the Opposition should pick up where Miliband left off.