Too often councillors are cheerleaders-in-chief for incongruous cultural blots on our landscapes.
Posts Tagged: The Guardian
I really worry when so many in our party and in the media think that is all over for the centre-left.
Ryan Bourne: GB News will offer viewers a new choice – within the rules. Which is precisely why the left fears it.
The new channel’s critics don’t understand the difference between impartiality, which is required, and bias, which is not.
Kristian Niemietz: What difference does the size of the state make to how is deals with Covid? None.
If it were the critical factor, Belgium should have been superbly prepared for the pandemic. Alas, it was not.
Plus: It’s been a bad week for Starmer. And: is it time to bring back the big beasts of the Labour jungle?
If it is determined to thumb its nose at the attitudes of the majority, perhaps it would be better to take this cultural revolution to its logical conclusion.
Auto-rant, bullshit and self-pity. The conspiracists who stormed the senate. And their right-wing equivalents here.
We feel the power of American culture in Britain – and the shock-jockery, coat-trailing, and oppositional mindset that comes with it.
Ryan Bourne: First, Covid-19 lockdowns. Next, climate change ones – rationed car use, no red meat. Coming soon to a country near you?
It might seem far-fetched that one could face jail for eating steak frites. But one could have said the same about not eating at least a scotch egg with your pint.
Ryan Bourne: A British overspill from America’s result. Why the debate on the right over economics will now intensify.
Stateside narratives have a tendency to be imported into UK politics – one of the knock-on effects of this messy Presidential election outcome.
Interview: Goodhart says Johnson understands better than Starmer that a graduate meritocracy alienates manual workers
The author warns we are sending far too many people to university and creating “a whole great bloated cognitive bureaucratic class”.
Why should we believe that any new Chairman can deliver change, when the new Director-General has seen his pledges fail in his first month in the job?
Dean Russell: As a volunteer in my local hospital, I’ve seen at first hand the damage done to NHS staff morale by fearmongering
If staff hear a constant flow of worst-case scenarios presented as the norm, it understandably affects their anxiety levels.
Dean Godson: The new ethnic minority voices who are challenging left-wing orthodoxy on race and culture
The membership of a new Government commission represents a significant evolution in the story of these issues in Britain – and within the Conservatives.
Neil O’Brien: The New Puritans want to tear down our liberal settlement. Here’s what they think – and why they must be resisted.
Countries need a balance of self-criticism and self-confidence. People are often called on to act for a greater good. But if Britain is shameful, why bother?
Iain Dale: The arrogance of Cummings, the failures of the Guardian – and why we all need to keep a sense of proportion.
He’s a distraction and so can’t possibly have his mind on the job. But the Guardian and Mirror got a lot of the story wrong – and should apologise.