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Laura Keynes

Laura Keynes
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Dr Keynes is a Cambridge-based academic, writer and critic with two very young children. She writes for Standpoint magazine, the Catholic Herald and The Tablet. Find her on twitter @LMKeynes.

Girls need lessons in motherhood, not victimhood

Yesterday I received an email from my old school, St Mary’s, Cambridge. When I was there it was still under the gentle influence of...

Laura Keynes: Liberals ignore rape and murder to moan about Trump

A few days ago, while the BBC bleated on about Donald Trump, the UN released a report detailing human rights abuses in Myanmar. It cites...

Laura Keynes: Our medallists should sing strongly for Queen and country

Good for Adam Peaty, getting his gold medal for the swimming. What a credit to Great Britain. He didn’t exactly belt out the national...

Laura Keynes: Leadsom is the victim of a liberal-left media stitch-up

The treatment of Andrea Leadsom by The Times (and other mouthpieces of the progressive liberal-left) is deeply unedifying. A female journalist, Rachel Sylvester, stitching up another woman...

Laura Keynes: BBC puts autistic boy at risk with dreadfully indulgent reporting

I always know when I’m about to hear the most egregious piece right-on piece of twaddle issue forth from BBC Radio 4’s Today programme...

Laura Keynes: Only bigots oppose gay marriage. But in BBC land they must be Christian not Muslim

According to a new poll, more than half of British Muslims want homosexuality criminalised. Such findings come as no surprise. The real surprise is that...

Laura Keynes: A message to the ‘multi-cultis’ – just say Happy Christmas

Here is my open letter to all the people who say “Season’s Greetings” instead of “Happy Christmas”. Dear friends and acquaintances, local council officers, greetings...

Laura Keynes: Lack of faith in motherhood underpins the surge in newborns taken away at birth

New figures show a disturbing rise in the number of newborns taken into care at birth. In 2013, just over 2,000 babies were taken into...

Laura Keynes: The Conservative government offers little to socially conservative women

(This article was first published in the current autumn edition of Crossbow, the magazine of the Bow Group) What are the most concerning issues for...

Laura Keynes: Find Mr Almost Right and grab him, girls

I'm inclined to think maybe women are too picky today. I had a sad conversation recently with a friend in her mid-twenties, going over...

Laura Keynes: Now The Archers deride stay at home mothers

Soap opera, like other forms of popular culture, has to work according to certain rules. Any transgressive female, for example, must be punished. Take Helen...

Laura Keynes: The Pope ducks some hard questions to win liberal approval

The Pope’s visit to the US is a huge opportunity to get his message across and show how gospel values can shape society. His speech...

Laura Keynes: Rock chick Chrissie Hynde tells Jenni Murray the facts of life. Today’s feminists are just pretending

I’ve always loved Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders. She’s my kind of chick. I once attempted to cultivate her distinctive fringe, but it turns...

Laura Keynes: Babies don’t know much about Proust. But they still enrich many a mother’s life

A new study, by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, shows that two thirds of parents experience a drop in life satisfaction during...

Laura Keynes: Thrill-seeking youngsters expose the emptiness of their everyday lives

Sad reports of a young British woman who died while bungee jumping in Spain highlights a growing concern for parents. The 23-year-old allegedly hit the...

Laura Keynes: The family is the building block of human society? Heresy to the liberal West

The Economist is positively outraged that: “Liberal ideas on sexuality and reproduction, which have become an important plank of external as well as domestic policy...

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