In Defence of Liberty

Driven by data; ridden with liberty.

A Reply to Brief Criticism

My WordPress account allows me to see how people come to my blog. I have received multiple referrals from an ‘rllmuk’ forum discussing Anita Sarkeesian’s Tropes vs Women in Video … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Link to the Past 12/10/2014

Here are a list of interesting articles from the past month. Charlotte Bowyer (Adam Smith Institute): The smoke and mirrors of prohibition Peter Hitchens (Mail Online): A Tory-UKIP Pact would … Continue reading

October 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Ancient Conspiracy

It is often suitable for political commentators to claim the British electorate are under the spell of a malevolent media. The Guardian’s new prodigy Owen Jones, author of Chavs and … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Against Extremist Disruption Orders

At the Conservative Party conference, Home Secretary Theresa May restated her desire to introduce Extremist Disruption Orders. These court orders would allow the police to vet the Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rallies for a Retry

After the independence referendum, the resigned First Minister Alex Salmond said on Sky’s Murnaghan programme said Scotland had “a situation where the majority of a country up to the age … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Britain Prevails

Scotland has decided. With an astonishing 84.6% turnout, 55.3% of Scots voted to reject the proposal of independence and the creation of a new Scottish state. Only four of the … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Murphy’s Flaw II

Richard Murphy of Tax Research UK writes that free market advocates reveal their “Hayekian bias”, listing ten assumptions supposedly made by market economists. Mr Murphy argues the probability of these … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · Leave a comment
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