Tag Archives: LIberalism

  1. London Bridge provides us with so many questions to which we have so few answers


    June 5, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Yesterday morning my two kids (aged seven and nine) were building things with Jenga blocks. We had just watched the …
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  2. The furore over Jeremy Corbyn not singing the National Anthem is illiberal bullying


    September 17, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Is it just me who is concerned about the dangerously illiberal reaction to Jeremy Corbyn not singing the national anthem …
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  3. Charles Kennedy – the most human of politicians

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    June 2, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    To anyone who argues that Politicians are all the same I give you Charles Kennedy. Despite having spent his entire …
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  4. The end of the Liberal Democrats?


    May 12, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    The Liberal Democrats are trumpeting the five thousand new members that registered with them in the aftermath of their defenestration …
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  5. The end of the Independent Living Fund is a cut too far for a decent society


    March 18, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    There is a concept, introduced by the philosopher John Rawls, called the “veil of ignorance”. Writing about distributive justice (who …
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  6. Homosexuality, dead dogs and hit men – the strange life of Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe

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    December 14, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    The recent death of Jeremy Thorpe shines a light on one of the most controversial political lives. It is a …
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  7. The farcical use of “tolerance” as a reason to cancel a political debate involving UKIP at UEA


    November 30, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    The most depressing thing about the story (click here) of students at the University of East Anglia coming together to …
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