Dr. Madsen Pirie: The Lesson of Prohibition

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The past can only teach us lessons if we are ready to learn from it. 101 years ago, on January 17th 1920, the Volstead...

New Year Honours Become Gloriously Old Style

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According to The Guardian at least the New Years Honours List has returned to a gloriously past state. Possibly all the way back to...

The French Are Weird – Discuss

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Sure and we've got that point that it only takes an Englishman to open his mouth and other Englishmen will hate him. Accents do...

You’ll Never Find Him In Those Canyons

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The passing of Sir Sean Connery has reminded me of one of his films. In The Hunt For Red October, a sonar operator happens upon...

A Modest Proposal About The Coronavirus

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Why do not the Covid-19 lockdowns and other nonpharmaceutical interventions have to meet the same strict standard in the United States that the FDA...

Progressive Millennials. While We Live Under Their Roof, We Should Abide By Their Rules.

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Ah, I remember it like it was yesterday. Shouting at my parents about how unfair it was that they insist I be home for tea,...

The Prediction of Demolition Man

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From our Swindon Correspondent: (this may contain spoilers, so go and find the movie and watch it if you haven't already. Demolition ManĀ is a 1993 Dystopian...

Calories on Menus

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From our Swindon Correspondent: There's some talk going around about the idea of restaurants having to, by law, put calories on menus. So, why? What's the...

Introducing The Concept Of Terror Capitalism

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We can - and should - applaud the attempted reach here. For we've the coining of a new concept, terror capitalism, and the definition...

The Twitter Bitcoin Hack’s Implications For Online Freedom

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This is very much a quis custodiet ipsos custodies moment: A hacker allegedly behind a spate of Twitter account hacks on Wednesday gained access...