Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Laura Perrins: Communists would applaud the Woman’s Hour-Labour axis against the family

Why does the leftist think-tank, the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR), hate mothers? Sure, they will not see themselves as a bunch of mother-hating...

Chris McGovern: Favouritism for badly educated state pupils is no answer to the private sector’s Oxbridge dominance

Only 50 pupils on free school meals made it into Oxford or Cambridge according to the most up-to-date statistics covering admissions for 2011. This comes...

Laura Perrins: An alarming truth for liberal Conservatives. Single mums vote Democrat (or Labour)

Last week I told a few home truths to the ‘modern’ socially liberal Conservatives. I argued that their social liberalism was contributing to the...

Paul Harlow: The HS2 juggernaut flattens democracy as well as houses

The Coalition is changing the way the country’s democratic principles are interpreted and in a manner that owes much to Orwell’s 1984  (The Ministry...

Holly’s Letter from America: Marriage is the key to ending child poverty

Child poverty is a major concern in the United States. But our policy-makers fail to discuss what has been shown to be one of...

Matthew Walsh: Conservatives should have nothing to do with women-only shortlists

Nicky Morgan, currently serving as Minister for Women (answers on a postcard for who is the incumbent Minister for Men), has, true to form,...

Melanie Gill: Penelope Leach teaches a harsh truth. Family break-up hits the children hardest

Over the last two weeks, I have watched and listened to the furore surrounding Penelope Leach’s new book Family Breakdown. Leach's concern for children who "are...

Jack Regan: St Peter and St Paul. The odd couple who put the Christian cause before personal pride

We've probably all had that experience in our professional lives: having to work with somebody whose way of doing things is too different from...

David Keighley: How the BBC arrogantly censors free speech on climate change

To The Guardian and presumably its diminishing band of readers, the issue of climate change alarmism is settled. We are all going to fry...

Leslie Loftis: Hillary and Chelsea. A feminist dream ticket lacking the common touch

Two months ago, even two weeks ago, if anyone had mentioned that a Hillary Clinton candidacy was beatable, I would have laughed. While I...