In Defence of Liberty

Driven by data; ridden with liberty.

Grossly Offensive

An elected officer of a students’ union has been arrested for sending threatening and grossly offensive messages. Bahar Mustafa of Goldsmiths, University of London, rose to national prominence [1] after … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Copy and Haste I: Blackout

The great advantage of social media is that information can be spread swiftly. This increased haste can cause people to lose accuracy in their political statements. George Aylett, a failed … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Kinder Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has become the first Labour leader to receive a net negative satisfaction rating in their debut poll, via surveys from polling company Ipsos MORI [1]. When asked about … Continue reading

October 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Against Populism

Standing up for the people, the honest and hard-working voters, against the corrupt and maleficent elites is the universal cry of populists. “Liberal metropolitan elite” On the eve of the 2015 … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Policy Coherence

Politics must make sense. Another reason as to why the adoption of a popular public policy by a political party may not lead to rises in electoral support is coherence. … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment


It was British politics and social media at its most trivial and putrid. Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft, assisted by political journalist Isabel Oakeshott, has released a biography of the Prime … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Corbyn Contradiction

It has been a week since Jeremy Corbyn, the MP for Islington North since 1983, was elected as leader of the Labour Party [1]. There has been much consternation about … Continue reading

September 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

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