The sixth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
A magisterial survey of conservatism since the French Revolution brings home how various it is, and how impossible to reduce to an ideology.
We could give in to the leftist, isolationist Little England vision of a reclusive UK. Alternatively, we could make Global Britain a reality.
The right to it must be championed even when – no: especially when – remarks are made that we find reprehensible.
The Tories have an interest in a focus on values. Reports suggest that some in Downing Street are encouraging Johnson to launch a ‘war on woke’.
The government’s initial response was in fact admirably Burkean. The full force of law was used sparingly. And you know what? It did the trick.
My lawyer friend Victoria Hewson and I have launched a small, non-funded campaign called ‘Radical’, aimed at fighting for truth and freedom in this arena.
Despite polarisation on Brexit, there is more agreement among voters than often appears – and therefore more cause for optimism.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
Christ’s resurrection certainly doesn’t help us out on Brexit – unless it be to remind us of the Christian virtues of temperance and respect.
There are better ways to describe the problem of left-wing bias – such as what I would more accurately describe as identity politics, or postmodernism.
A new book argues that the country is divided between a metropolitan elite, which rules for its own advantage – and the rest.
Quangos, councils, media outlets, even the police are apparently content to apply unequal restrictions to those of us whose views they dislike.
Security, cohesion, integration, solidarity: all are intangible. But we pay – literally – to gain them. Why single out self-government?
Specifically for anti-Brexit politicians, the path to creating such a party lies firmly on what we think of as the Left;