In Defence of Liberty

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Monthly Archives: March, 2015

The Art of Insinuation

As the General Election draws nearer, political candidates and their volunteers like to deliver newspaper-style leaflets. These newspapers have neutral titles, but the party affiliations are clear within its articles. … Continue reading

March 30, 2015

An Unseen Pinnacle

Eclipsed by the Chancellor’s final Budget of this Parliament, the Office for National Statistics functionally released their monthly statistics report on the British labour market. These reports cover employment, unemployment, … Continue reading

March 28, 2015

Don’t Bring Back Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson’s contract for the popular Top Gear programme will not be renewed. According to the BBC’s director general, this decision was reached after Mr Clarkson made an “unprovoked physical … Continue reading

March 27, 2015

A Swift Rejoinder

Intellectual challenges should not be unanswered. In my previous article, Little Green, I made the following statement about the Green Party’s policies: Economic stasis and trade restrictions cannot deliver environmental … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Little Green

In the pursuit of fairness, I was asked to sign a petition to label the Green Party a major party. In British politics, the formal status as a ‘major party’ … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Between Processes and Results

In politics, there is a classical confusion between processes and results. The UK Independence Party (UKIP) have proposed the abolition of anti-discrimination laws, arguing the “ludicrous” status quo prevents an … Continue reading

March 19, 2015

The Politics of Kitchens

Politics often adopts a personal dimension: intrigued voters may ask potential representatives about their favourite type of biscuit, or their taste in music, or the perennial question about the price … Continue reading

March 17, 2015