Plus: What I discovered when I interviewed James Comey. And why I can’t think of a single interesting anecdote or conclusion from Tim Sainsbury’s memoir.
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Trump, Parler, bias, free speech, incitement – and regulation. Beware of the cure being worse than the disease.
State action to regulate social media is unproblematic in principle, but deeply problematic in practice – and the law of unintended consequences applies.
Neil O’Brien: Trumpism in Britain. It’s time to call out those in the media who cynically feed the cranks, rioters and conspiracists.
One of our best selling papers recently ran a piece promoting the views of an “NHS worker” who claimed hospitals were “empty” and Covid was a “hoax”.
The call for America to be purified by blood echoes back to the Founding Fathers. Trump is a chapter in that enduring story.
“What country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?” wrote Jefferson.
Identifying heart-warming human interest stories boosts our councillors’ name recognition.
A Conservative leader can afford to take on his left or his right – but not the 1922 Committee’s Executive
The Brady amendment is part of the developing story of a clash between leaders and backbenchers over Party management, culture and MPs’ status.
But his new book conveys very well what is wrong with social media, and how it might be put right.
Darren Grimes: Out of office but in power. How the Left keeps losing elections, yet gets its way nonetheless.
Each time rioting is ignored by the police, we move one stop closer to allowing a tyrannical Twitter-dwelling minority to become very powerful indeed.
Rebecca Lowe: CNN’s “individuals with a cervix” Tweet, and why denying the realities of biological sex is so harmful
From healthcare, to sex-specific concerns around bodily privacy and security, words matter.
Ben Roback: Trump’s facing an uphill battle to convince voters he’s the man to bring the US out of the pandemic
Political commentators have flocked to describe the President’s ‘new tone’. But can it last?
I’m haunted by how media propagation of tribalism in Rwanda helped to desensitise people – and was followed by genocide.
The right to it must be championed even when – no: especially when – remarks are made that we find reprehensible.
Darren Grimes: Today, it’s Conservatives who are the real rebels – against woke conformity and the cancel culture
The more of us that come out of the closet – the political one – the more tolerant and reflective our culture will become.
The Bishop Auckland MP has been the stand-out performer of 2019’s new intake of Conservatives. Expect big things ahead.
His position has given him the freedom to speak openly and with authority where those holding government portfolios must tread lightly.