And how is Brexit any different? I voted to leave the European Union, largely on philosophical grounds. I took, and continue to take, great issue with the way that this institution has evolved over time. I took issue with the amount of say it had over our lives, with the...
Daniel Hannan, Conservative MEP for South-East England, is surely one of Britain’s most influential Eurosceptics. He may not be one of the most recognisable figures from the 2016 referendum campaign, but few can match his long-term influence on the movement which won it. A Eurosceptic campaigner for decades, and...
Recently, the government has announced a meat tax. A tax on meat that will cause the prices of red meats such a pork and beef to rise. As you can probably imagine, Twitter wasn't too happy about it. Many people, particularly those on the right of the political spectrum, have...
April 2019. Britain has left the European Union. The U.K. Government has collapsed. Roving Street gangs terrorise the population. The death penalty has been brought back for poaching on common land as the wretched and starving try to hunt game from the tribal land of local warlords. Women are...
Saturday 20 October saw the largest mobilisation of ‘People’s vote’ advocates to date. The march was attended by approximately 400,000 continuity remainers or was it 500,000, or upwards of 600,000? I guess that is dependent on which media outlet you consult… Those who participated are feeling a sense of...
Well... you can't let politicians control it because they'll just manipulate it. This is the most fundamentally undemocratic argument that can be applied to continuing non elected technocrats to run central banks, yet it is the most frequently argued. The thinking goes that Central Banks, the institutions that implement monetary...
Anyone who's been watching the news recently will probably be aware about a new supreme court justice. Brett Kavanaugh. This particular justice is slightly different to the others. Why? He has been accused of rape! This has lead to a media storm that has created another Twitter war. Some people were...
“The personal is political” used to be the mantra that many “second wave” feminists screeched during the counterculture of the 1960s. Timothy Leary the infamous American psychologist advocated that we should “Turn on, tune in, drop out” during the same time period. The spiritual offspring of this ongoing counter-cultural...
Michael Cohen’s admission of violating campaign finance laws on the instructions of then presidential candidate Donald Trump has placed talk of impeachment back at the centre of American political debate. On August 21 Mr Cohen, until 2018 President Trump’s lawyer, pleaded guilty to paying for the silence of two...
13:00 UPDATE: Mohammad Yasin MP has got in touch to say that he isn't due to speak at the event, and that "my attendance was advertised without my knowledge". The piece has been edited accordingly.  Last month 70 Jewish rabbis, ranging from liberal to orthodox, sent a joint letter calling...

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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...