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Uber shows why capitalism is so great

Uber shows why capitalism is so great

Jamie McGowan September 26, 2017 0

G. K. Chesterton famously said that “The problem is not capitalism. The problem is that there are not enough capitalists”. This statement relies on a simple premise: that capitalism is primarily about ownership. In

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The housing crisis is a failure of over-regulation – not capitalism

The housing crisis is a failure of over-regulation – not capitalism

Antony Sammeroff September 24, 2017 0

“I’ve got good news and bad news,” says the politician behind the podium – live on tv – sweat dripping from his brow… “Here’s the bad news – ” A moment of gravity descends

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Is enough being done to prevent terrorism in Britain?

Is enough being done to prevent terrorism in Britain?

Matt Cooper September 21, 2017 0

Do you feel safe? It should be a simple question to answer, should it not? Although at this moment in time, if you are residing in our nation’s capital, you may be struggling to

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EXCLUSIVE: Activate leader explains groups motives and future plans

EXCLUSIVE: Activate leader explains groups motives and future plans

James Bickerton September 18, 2017 0

For a few days earlier this month one of the biggest political stories in Britain was the emergence of a new conservative youth group, Activate. For an organisation founded on £50, and which has

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REVEALED: 17-year old Activate founder receives death threats at home address

REVEALED: 17-year old Activate founder receives death threats at home address

James Bickerton September 15, 2017 0

The Backbencher has been informed by a source within the leadership of Activate, the new pro-Conservative youth group (sometimes dubbed the ‘Tory Momentum’), that one of the groups founding members has received death threats

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EXCLUSIVE: Moggmentum organiser explains why Rees-Mogg should be Prime Minister

EXCLUSIVE: Moggmentum organiser explains why Rees-Mogg should be Prime Minister

James Bickerton September 14, 2017 1

Amongst the more unexpected political developments over the summer was the emergence of the unofficial ‘Moggmentum’ campaign, an effort by some activists to facilitate Jacob Rees-Mogg’s assent to the leadership of the Conservative Party.

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Engaging our young Tory activists? Lets give them socials, not socialism

Engaging our young Tory activists? Lets give them socials, not socialism

Ellie King September 10, 2017 0

Since the election in June, youth engagement and activism has been a hot topic on all sides of the political spectrum, so here’s my two cents on the issue. Just to be clear, I’m

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Why Jacob Rees-Mogg’s religious views shouldn’t end Moggmentum

Why Jacob Rees-Mogg’s religious views shouldn’t end Moggmentum

Ed Creedy September 9, 2017 2

This week, the return of our elected parliamentarians to the Commons Chamber has been overshadowed by the comments and views of a certain Jacob Rees-Mogg MP. Hotly tipped (in some circles) as an outside

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REVEALED: Pro-Corbyn media stages fake young Tory interview

REVEALED: Pro-Corbyn media stages fake young Tory interview

James Bickerton September 9, 2017 3

On Monday 4 September Novara media, the pro-Corbyn ‘alternative’ media platform, released a video interview with ‘Thomas Wellington’, the ‘founder’ of new Tory youth group Activate. An impressive coup, especially for a hard-left publication.

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The National Trust is Selling its Soul

The National Trust is Selling its Soul

Richard Marshall September 6, 2017 0

What springs to mind when you hear the words ‘National Trust’? Old buildings I presume? Perhaps an image of veteran volunteers who have given many years if not decades of service to the Trust.

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