Civil Liberty

Hare Coursing – Making It Illegal Doesn’t Stop It Just Like...

A useful little lesson for bansturbationists everywhere. Just because you make something illegal doesn't mean that the thing will stop happening. Thus, whenever a...

Prime Trolling – Arm The Homeless With Shotguns

The point of politics, in that ethereal state of perfection which does not actually exist, is to propose and then enact collective solutions to...

Facebook’s Power Over Our Data – Who Would You Prefer To...

Ellie May O'Hagan makes what she thinks is an entirely uncontroversial statement. One that should in fact set us all thinking because it's is...

King’s College Free Speech – The Problem With The Fascist Boot...

This is to use the word fascist in its wider and incorrect meaning, not just to mean followers of Il Duce. Fascists to mean...

Preventing School Shootings

I’ve read a wide variety of recommendations to prevent another school massacre in different places. I’m sure they all mean well, but most will...

How UnBritish – Louise Casey Insists We Must All Speak English

Dame Louise Casey used to be the "integration czar." The one who would come up with policies to make us all more British and...

Shopping is voting

I dream of a world where coffeemongers who refuse to pay their taxes are boycotted by outraged liberals. Where comedians who tell unfunny and offensive...

Gun Control And The Holocaust – OK, But Why Do Totalitarians...

We might think that this is all confected - outrage at pointing out that German Jews were deliberately disarmed and the relationship between this...

The AA’s Pablum On Mobile Phone Driving Offences

The AA (what used to be the Automobile Association) has told us that penalties for mobile phone use while driving have led to less...

Stealing Franco’s Palace Isn’t The Way To Celebrate Freedom And Liberty

Stealing Franco's Palace just isn't the way to celebrate the return of freedom and liberty to Spain. Given that, you know, property rights are...