Why Facebook shouldn’t ban Britain First

*sigh* One sometimes worries one sounds like something of a broken record. Regular followers of this blog will have heard this with some frequency. It

Tim Farron’s gay sex saga continues on Daily Politics: Chris Bryant and Anne Atkins pick up the debate

As I mentioned here a couple of days ago, the Tim Farron gay sex saga continues unabated. On Thursday, BBC Daily Politics hosted a discussion between Labour

The problem with ‘British values’: another case in point

It is amazing how the nebulous, amorphous and still, as yet, ill-defined ‘British values’ continues to be pushed as though they contain enforceable boundaries. Nevertheless,

Removing friends on facebook gives the lie to why we were facebook friends in the first place

Somebody decided to unfriend me on facebook. Don’t worry, I’m not at all troubled by it nor am I especially hurt or upset. My wife

The uproar over Lou Reed’s walk on the wild side encapsulates why progressive liberalism will fail

Given that Lou Reed has been dead for nearly four years, and his song Walk on the Wild Side is 45 years old, it is somewhat