Category Archives: conservative politics

Religion in an Age of Unbelief

Religion and politics do not mix, they say. However, there was a time when Christianity—specifically, Anglicanism—was at the very heart of what it meant to be a Tory. It is arguably the case that multiculturalism, and our ongoing expropriation as … Continue reading

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Cashiering the Teachers

I would like to reform the education system in a way that allows for higher standards without empowering new bureaucracies to monitor all schools. In one of Chris Woodhead’s books, he speaks of how inspections are carried out in triplicate. … Continue reading

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Should libertarians be anti-capitalist today?

I am a convinced supporter of Dr Sean Gabb’s Libertarian Alliance, and will remain so. But I am not sure he is right to argue that libertarians should reposition themselves as opponents of capitalism, in particular, opposing limited liability companies, … Continue reading

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The Saville Inquiry: a perversion of the concept of justice

There is plenty that could be said on the history of the British in Ireland. We don’t live in a pre-Enlightenment Age and see no reason to “doctor” the facts of history: we must face up to a “warts and … Continue reading

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The Daily Mail discovers a Negro tribe of Germans

The Daily Mail has an undeserved reputation as a patriotic newspaper, but frequently publishes articles claiming that Africans and Asians are in fact Europeans. This is not a question of “hating” people of other origins–we should not hate other people … Continue reading

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The ingratitude of Chinese workers

Are you, like me, sick of hearing sob stories about the workers at Foxconn’s factory in China, where most of the world’s Apple iPads are produced? Around 20 of the literally hundreds of thousands of workers onsite have committed suicide … Continue reading

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Waking the Dragon: Western handling of China

Integrating a rapidly developing China into the global political system was always going to be a challenge. China’s cultural assumptions led to conflict with the Western nations early in the modern period. In the late 18th century, when Lord Macartney … Continue reading

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Morality and Truth

The difficulty we as conservatives face in trying to get a hearing for our ideas in the mainstream media and also in private conversations is that it does not really matter how right we are. We can go to great … Continue reading

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