We have not successfully rolled back the frontiers of the state in the EU, just to re-impose them at Westminster

“We have not successfully rolled back the frontiers of the state in Britain, only to see them re-imposed at a European level with a European super-state exercising a new dominance from Brussels.” On the 20th of September 1988, Margaret Thatcher addressed the College of Europe with a speech that is now commonly referred to as […]

Free Rider Phenomenon: A Nationalised Disaster From A Health Economic Perspective

Nationalisation: Socialism has never been shy of severe criticism, whether it is for its utopian moralities, fallacious idealism and for its pervasive statism. But, personally, it is its economic naivety and recklessness that makes me cringe the most, especially its faith in nationalisation. Nationalisation – transferring the ownership of physical assets from the public to the […]

Does Free Speech Have a Limit?

After a decade and a half of public notoriety, Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary was recently convicted of inviting support for Daesh, a proscribed organisation, and will be jailed under the Terrorism Act 2000. For years Choudary, a former solicitor, used his expert legal knowledge to carefully tread the line between free speech and breaking the […]

Blaming the means and not those responsible

The Home Affairs committee published today, August, 25th the report “Radicalisation: the counter-narrative and identifying the tipping point“. Reading report text, you can conclude that everything, but the individual, is responsible for extremism: the social media, the media, the family, the community but not the individual who consciously decides to search for extremist content in […]