It’s Possible That John Warboys Is Being Unfairly Victimised Here

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There's a basic assumption in our justice and judicial system that once you've done the time for your crime then that's that. We also...

Good Question In The Guardian – What About Those 100 Million Deaths?

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An entirely reasonable and sensible question from Martin Kettle in The Guardian: A century on, why are we forgetting the deaths of 100 million? Martin Kettle Quite...

So How Does Owen Jones Know Who Attacked Him Those Far Right Activists?

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Apparently it was far right activists who attacked Owen Jones. Based upon the evidence that, well, stands to reason, dunnit? And that, sadly, is all...

Argentina’s No To Abortion – Just What Are The Limits To Democracy?

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Argentina's Senate has just voted down an attempt to liberalise the country's abortion laws. It's possible to celebrate this as an advance in the...

Government Regulation of Social Media Would Be a Dystopian Nightmare

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We agree with the general conclusion here, even if not with all of the reasoning that leads to it: This article originally appeared in The...

Prime Trolling – Arm The Homeless With Shotguns

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The point of politics, in that ethereal state of perfection which does not actually exist, is to propose and then enact collective solutions to...

When Should We, Righteously, Ban Things And When Not?

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A new paper at the Institute for Economic Affairs on this subject. When is it righteous and just in a liberal society to ban...

Nationalise Facebook To Get China’s Social Credit System

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People who violate social norms should indeed be cut off from the bounty of civilisation that government provides us with, shouldn't they? We have,...

How Much Is “Too Much”?

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Nick Cohen, over in the Guardian, is busy telling us all that we must drink less and that Scotland raising the minimum price of...

Are We Certain We Want Facebook Censoring Our World?

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It is entirely true that a private economic actor can carry - or not carry - whatever information it likes on its website. We...