Category Archives: British Politics

Published on
11 November 2020

We Must Stop Confusing Political and Moral Issues

It seems every political issue has come increasingly to resemble a moral ‘rumble in the jungle’. The latest issue to fall victim to moral pugilists is the Free School Meals initiative pressed by footballer Marcus Rashford. During the first lockdown Rashford petitioned the government to offer ‘free school meals’ to Britain’s most disadvantaged children – […]

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Published on
25 April 2020

What Happens after Covid-19?

The election of President Trump in the U.S.A., and the successful Brexit campaign here in the U.K., may be seen in retrospect as significant incisions in globalism’s death by a thousand cuts. Covid-19 might just be the last in a series. Globalism has, it is thought by many, played its role in the spreading of […]

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Published on
14 February 2020

What about the Christians?

Western military intervention in the Middle East, however well-intentioned its perpetrators may have been – or wished to be seen as – has often caused more problems than it has solved. The Gulf Wars had a disastrously destabilising effect on Iraq and the surrounding regions, and they created the conditions for radical Islamic extremism to […]

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Published on
12 December 2019

‘Oh Captain! My Captain!’: The West’s Dearth of Leadership

Democracy is seen by most people, much of the time, as one of the brightest jewels in the crown of Western culture. Unlike the slavery-based ancient Athenian democracy it is the product of assertion of the freedom and dignity inherent in every human being, and as a result on 12 December every UK citizen over […]

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