Thursday, October 29, 2020

David Keighley: Meet the BBC drama queen laying down the law on climate change. Hardly unbiased

Scratch the surface of the BBC, and connections with vested climate change alarmist interests seem to lurk everywhere. Not only has the Corporation become an alarmist propaganda...

Matthew Walsh: The Guardian surpasses itself. Now Thomas the Tank Engine is “racist”

In a typically thought provoking Comment is Free piece Tracy Van Slyke puts the case forward that Thomas the Tank Engine is corrupting children...

Philippa Taylor: Donor-conceived people should have the right to know their genetic parents

Most birth certificates tell the truth of someone’s origins. But not all. Emma Creswell is one of perhaps 70,000 children who have been born through...

Laura Perrins: Atheists on the warpath. The right to a religious education is sacrosanct

In what is at least the third attack by a Times writer on religion, Matt Ridley, the “distinguished supporter” of the British Humanist Society,...

Chris McGovern: The Blob has gobbled up Gove. Will Ofsted chief Wilshaw be next?

I am beginning to feel sorry for Ofsted chief, Sir Michael Wilshaw. The departure of Michael Gove, as education secretary, has left him somewhat...

Nick Wood: The pollster’s reshuffle fails to move the polls

So did it work? Did Dave’s catwalk reshuffle produce an immediate and welcome bounce in Conservative poll ratings, propelling him well ahead of floundering...

Laura Keynes: Now euthanasia is a feminist issue. Toynbee and Co revert to fatuous ‘my body, my choice logic’

If there’s a prize to be handed out for scariest comment piece in favour of the Falconer Bill, it should go jointly to Polly...

Holly’s Letter from America: Forget the gender gap. Politics needs the wisdom arising from full-time parenting

In the wake of Cameron’s unprecedented move this week to close the gender gap in his cabinet, Isabel Hardman at The Daily Telegraph warned...

Laura Perrins: Big families go out of fashion. Three is not a crowd

It has been a real hoot telling family and friends that the third Perrins is on the way. Now do not get me wrong,...

Laura Perrins: If Nicky Morgan ages fast as Education Secretary, that will cheer me up

My daughter enters a reception class at a state school in September. Her educational future is in my hands, that of her teacher, her...