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An Open Letter To My Fellow Liberals

An Open Letter To My Fellow Liberals

Lee Jenkins November 25, 2016 1

2016 hasn’t been a kind year to anybody who values open borders, global integration, free movement of peoples and the strengthening of free trade. The courses are myriad and will fill tomes of academic

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We’re Awful At Sports Because Our Culture Breeds Mediocrity

We’re Awful At Sports Because Our Culture Breeds Mediocrity

Chris Nunn October 19, 2015 2

For far too long, our sports teams have been underperforming. Football fans like to boast that the Premier League is the best league in the football world. Maybe it is, but it doesn’t depict

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Has The Time Come for Labour’s Position as Opposition?

Has The Time Come for Labour’s Position as Opposition?

Tom Davies August 14, 2015 1

Given all this debate at the moment about Jeremy Corbyn and the possibility of a party split and/or full on collapse, does anybody else feel like the Labour party might be nearing the end

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The Liberals need to stay liberal To Shake Off The Anoraks

The Liberals need to stay liberal To Shake Off The Anoraks

Tom Davies August 9, 2015 0

Bruce Anderson, a man who was referred to me recently as the epitome of a retired shires Colonel, has written a particularly aggressive piece for the right-wing site Capx about how the Liberal Democrats

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Libertarians need to get out more!

Libertarians need to get out more!

Daniel Pryor July 23, 2013 4

(Photograph by Mokeneco) Daniel Pryor urges libertarians to cast off the oppressive shackles of basement-dwelling. It’s currently a Sunday evening, and I am eternally grateful that The Backbencher is largely in the business of

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Being against the political elite & Whitehall is nothing new!

Being against the political elite & Whitehall is nothing new!

Backbencher June 18, 2013 0

Andrew Withers (Leader of the Libertarian Party UK) calls for a return to the spirit of past centuries and the re-emergence of a ‘Country Party’.   We have been here before bemoaning the cynicism

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