The kind and generous BBC will be sending their TV Tax Inspectors round… I mean their ‘outreach officers’, to make sure granny has paid for her license now it’s not free. I’m still amazed that such a license requirement exists. It’s an archaic funding model
They sincerely think they are fighting the establishment… They are really an unwitting ally of the establishment in fastening green-Marxism on all of us. They are protected. If not, how long do you think they would be tolerated?
For me, libertarianism is a manifestation of the golden rule – ‘do as you would be done by’. The golden rule is not merely an injunction to refrain from actions which harm others – though that is absolutely set in stone for libertarians – but a positive injunction to act in a way that helps others.
Ultimately this is not about holidays, this is about state infringement of private family life. This is a test of how abject and subjugated we are willing to be. A test of how little we value family autonomy from state interference.
It has been said that those who forget their history are doomed to repeat it. While this is true of so many things, the cultural marxist revolution we are now experiencing is perhaps the most insidious of them. One of the most infamous movements of
The round of protests following the elections of both Trump and May seem to echo a previous time when street protesters have been harnessed, funded and egged-on in an effort to bring about political change far beyond the scope of that imagined by those protesting.
There is an expectation endemic throughout most of UK society that the government ought to do an awful lot of things for people. From education, to healthcare, to housing, a great many people think that if there is a ‘social’ need it is for the government