Stephen Fry has pronounced the death of classical liberalism. As someone who watched their political party destroy itself after dredging up that ossified Victorian ideology up from the deep and find itself as coalition bedfellows with those who have always been liberalism’s (of all varieties) greatest opponents, I can only cheer. But I do find… Continue reading Stephen Fry’s fence sitting is dangerous but a stupid idea
View image | gettyimages.com I’ve been thinking a lot this week about the protests outside the Conservative Party conference and direct action more generally. This has coincided with the release of a new film about the Suffragette movement, which I haven’t seen yet. It strikes me that much of the debate surrounding direct action and… Continue reading The Revolting Left
Try as I might, I can’t stop getting annoyed by the whole debate surrounding Suzanne Moore and her continuing feud with the so-called “trans cabal” (this isn’t really an article by the way, just a series of random points – but at least it is mercifully shorter than my last effort). Yesterday, Moore wrote a… Continue reading Suzanne Moore and freedom of speech. So. Much. Nonsense.