Images have surfaced online a new Android flip-phone from Samsung. With the rise of smartphones, the flip-phone form factor has taken a back seat; the design has mostly been used for small budget phones, and rarely for phones with the smartphone features we have become accustomed to. Until now...
By Jonathan Brown The Home Office have warned airlines that they will be penalised if they transport the whistle blower Edward Snowden onto British soil. It appears to be a move to safeguard against a situation emerging similar to that of Julian Assange, who has been living in Ecuadorian Embassy...
Gunpowder Plot
James Snell comments upon the continuing rise of the Guido Fawkes blog. Guy Fawkes is no longer dwelling in the cellar of Parliament (he got caught, remember). No, this time he is armed with a laptop, and a few juicy contacts: continuing to cause trouble in the Palace of Westminster. The...
Now that we’ve had time to digest news of the new batch of iPhones announced by Apple earlier this week, it’s time to ask the all important question: should you upgrade? And which device is right for you, the 5S or 5C? Well obviously the answer to these questions depends...
‘This by election came about most unexpectedly and the local party needed someone to stand here. The party were aware that although I didn’t live in Corby, I had spent 6 years in the area working with unemployed people, and helping pre-release prisoners to get into self-employment.’ What are you...
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 the perfect capitalist vision, free individuals can be the masters of their own means of...
Vince Cable recently stood before a gathering of economists and said: “The prospect of a referendum and possible exit from the EU is deeply unsettling for businesses trading in the European single market, from the car industry to financial services.” His wish came true last Friday when Labour and the Liberal Democrats joined...
Footage has been unearthed by The Backbencher which shows Seamus Milne, Corbyn’s communications director and closest adviser, defending significant aspects of East European communist regimes during a 2009 radio interview with George Galloway. Milne claimed that ‘If you look at the opinion polls then and even more now most...
Western leaders are mentally and institutionally ill equipped to deal with Putin's Russia Yesterday President Putin signed the document that saw Crimea become a fully fledged part of the Russian Federation. The signing was a week ahead of schedule. It seemed to encapsulate wonderfully the Ukrainian Crisis to date; Putin acting,...
  The United States has a lot going for it: a vibrant (if gaudy) democracy and strong senses of personal freedom and national self-confidence. It is laid low by the perpetual partisan rumblings of an isolated political class, chock-full of spin, back-biting and character assassinations. The Obama Administration is now...

Political Comment

Is it time to separate Church and State?

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For many, separating Church and State seems like common sense, and in the UK, such constitutional reforms...

The sweet, sweet irony of the EU-AstraZeneca vaccine row

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This week, the EU apparently signalled a major departure from its previously held dogma on free markets,...

Four Successful Regulations That Show Real Bite from the UK Gambling Commission

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The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is one of those regulatory bodies that often gets it in the...

An Ode to America Lost

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In the early afternoon of the 7th January 2021, a salmagundi of thugs, conspiracy theorists and neo-nazis,...

Be Kind… Or Else!

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It’s December 2019 and Caroline Flack tweeted: “If you can be anything, be kind.” By February 2020,...

Trump has lost the battle but is winning the war

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As I write this, the outcome of the 2020 US presidential election is not yet fully known....

A Response to Gerald Warner

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Earlier this month Gerald Warner explained on the Reaction website why Joe Biden’s candidacy for the US...

How Much Attention Should Political Bettors Pay to Social Media?

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Social media has influenced our lives in ways we can’t even fathom, but never does it seem...