Offense, liberalism and ever increasing doublespeak

Truly we live in strange times. We have a government, having concluded ‘insulting’ words or behaviours a term so broad it led to unfair arrest and

Freedom to be annoying

It is broadly accepted that for a society to be deemed ‘free’ it must protect individual rights to free speech and expression. Over recent years,

Bonfire Night

Rather than add to the multitude of things written on this already, let me point you to the following two pieces on Bonfire Night:Remember Remember

Leveson, Hislop and Press Regulation

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1 I am painfully aware of the unpopularity of this position. However, I tend to agree with the view outlined by Ian Hislop on this

John Stevens – ‘Eliminating the Poverty of Nations’: A Response

John Stevens has written a piece titled ‘Eliminating The Poverty Of Nations: Development Through Free Markets, The Right To Private Property, Democracy & The Rule

God is a Liberal Democrat – really?!

The Telegraph, Mail and Guardian have all picked up on Steve Webb’s assertion that God ‘must be a liberal’. Webb, himself a Liberal Democrat MP and Minister

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