It increasingly seems to have moved away from a strategy to a phrase wheeled out whenever someone wants to justify a policy or idea they’ve had.
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The yearning to render everything inoffensive has itself become offensive, for it leads to persistent self-censorship.
Iain Dale: Cummings. Why bother giving seven hours of testimony – but not then provide supporting evidence?
Plus: I am seriously considering stepping back from Twitter. And: the play you must see.
Iain Dale: Perhaps one day I’ll get involved in an election again. In the meantime, here are my predictions for Super Thursday…
Plus: Starmer needs to bring Cooper and Benn into his top team. But will they even want the jobs?
Ministers may be right in assuming that nothing like the full complement of those entitled to settle do so. But what if they’re wrong?
Jason Reed: Dowden’s latest task? Regulating the internet. Here’s what Australia can teach us about that challenge.
The UK has a lot to learn from the recent regulatory punch-up between Facebook and the Australian government.
Japan, Korea, Taiwan and now China, have all invested heavily in new technologies – through government support for new industries.
The Government got “Brexit done” – and now wants to deliver on its pledge to spread “opportunity across the whole United Kingdom”.
Likewise, if a cruise ship wants proof of vaccination before you board, it should have the right to. Here’s why.
The app was never about absolute free speech, but promoting conversations between different political groups.
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.
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.