The Illiberal nature of BDS

I am proud that like those who support Young Britons for Liberty, that for many years I have stood up for the values of freedom of expression, individual freedom and free markets. It is for these reasons I am so opposed to the movement of boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. One of the […]

Don’t Let Them Tread on You

Resplendent with colour, and shimmering with character, there are few sights more evocative than that of a flag dancing in the wind. For centuries they’ve been used to convey the unifying values, beliefs and aspirations of humanity’s many different peoples, from the marriage of three colours in the Union Jack as an important symbol of […]

SHARE: Don’t Tread on Me Flag !

The Washington Post recently covered the USA’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission review of the Gadsden “Don’t Tread on Me” flag. The WP report implies that wearing attire with the Gadsden flag or similar insignia could be deemed racial harassment and made a punishable offence. The Gadsden flag has long been a symbol of libertarianism, which […]

Has Twitter infringed upon Free Speech?

Recently, as you are no doubt aware, internet celebrity and political commentator, Milo Yiannopolous, was blocked by the web application Twitter; his account closed down. Those of us in the UK campaigning against the NUS’s policy of “no platforming” have watched with curiosity as Milo has spoke on campuses in the USA about the right […]