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In defence of Britain’s political centre

15 August 2017 16:20

Writing in the Times today, Hugo Rifkind charges that centrists do not want to smash up the existing order and…

Marxist-Leninists are now the Labour party’s moderates

7 December 2016 15:43

There are three misconceptions about the far left. Not one of them is true. And all of them hide the crisis in…

The left begins to eat itself

31 October 2016 16:41

As the Parliamentary Labour Party manages to — uncharacteristically — stay out of the headlines for in-fighting, over on the…

Paedophiles are just one of the Left’s unacceptable bedfellows

26 February 2014 14:42

It’s curious that the story about the National Council for Civil Liberties and its links with the Paedophile Information Exchange…

‘The left’ doesn’t matter; but its cowardice does

17 December 2013 18:02

I know it’s not quite the year’s end. But I think the sweetest words I heard in 2013 are already…

Extremists and the mainstream: the case of Comrade Newman

17 September 2013 13:08

The Chippenham Labour Party has decided that its candidate to contest the 2015 general election will be one Andy Newman.…

In defence of Niall Ferguson

8 May 2013 18:05

One of the most striking divides in the left/right political debate is this. Those on the right disagree with people…

Parts of the Left are beginning to realise that they got the family wrong

4 January 2013 17:23

One of the more interesting trends in British politics in the last few years has been sections of the left…