libertarianism

Donald Trump and the five stages of libertarian grief

22 November 2016 16:21

If you think Theresa May has made life difficult for ‘right-wing libertarians’ in the UK, spare a thought for the…

Je suis right-wing libertarian

7 October 2016 13:08

On Tuesday night, Conservatives for Liberty, which I co-founded in 2013, hosted our annual Freedom Fizz reception.  Jacob Rees-Mogg and…

The Spanish argument for abolishing government

29 April 2016 13:22

On 26 October last year, the Spanish government shut up shop in preparation for a general election. This duly took…

The Economist’s assisted dying film is as crazy as a jihadi video

26 November 2015 10:01

Because, it says, of its ‘liberal values and respect for human dignity’, the Economist has put out a film about…

Douglas Carswell’s defection is a disaster for David Cameron and great news for Ed Miliband

28 August 2014 12:13

I like Douglas Carswell. He thinks for himself and has always, I think, added some welcome colour to parliament. But…

David Cameron talks nonsense about vetoing future EU enlargement

20 December 2013 22:35

Fair’s fair. Ed Miliband might be a fish-faced ninny but that doesn’t let David Cameron off the hook. And not…

The so-called “crack cocaine of gambling” is a myth. Trust Ed Miliband to believe in it.

20 December 2013 16:51

The puritan, as devotees of Baltimore’s finest know, is greatly exercised by the fear that someone, somewhere, might be enjoying…

Margaret Thatcher: An Accidental Libertarian Heroine

10 April 2013 12:37

It is 34 years since Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister. Coincidentally, she entered Downing Street 34 years after Clement Attlee…