Tag Archives: LIberalism

  1. The furore over Jeremy Corbyn not singing the National Anthem is illiberal bullying

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    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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  2. 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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  3. The end of the Liberal Democrats?

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    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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  4. The end of the Independent Living Fund is a cut too far for a decent society

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    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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  5. 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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  6. The farcical use of “tolerance” as a reason to cancel a political debate involving UKIP at UEA

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    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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  7. Emily Thornberry – how low will the bar for political resignations go?

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    November 22, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Emily Thornberry was an excellent Shadow Attorney-General. Actually, I don’t know whether that is true. But she was well qualified …
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