Friday, February 26, 2021

Laurence Hodge: World leaders take to the streets. To protest against themselves?

Je, tu, il, nous, vous, ils, suis Charlie That’s the title of a piece in today’s edition of Charlie Hebdo and you can see their...

Chris McGovern: The looming education time bomb. Too many kids for the classrooms

We are running out of school places. A Freedom of Information request by the Labour Party has revealed that 18 per cent of local...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: Ignorant politicians are a reflection of an ignorant electorate

In response to, “Kathy Gyngell: Only emote. The establishment’s post-Diana orthodoxy on parade in Paris”, Bogbrush wrote: Linking arms. Mouthing platitudes. Empty gestures. Awful, just...

Kimberly Ross:  Free speech is not divisible. Giving and taking offence must both be defended

There is a false sense of security we possess in knowing we're not satirical cartoonists charged with being distasteful. This weakly applies in a...

Laura Perrins: Labour’s cunning plan. Wreck the family then give the wimmin a bailout

Ladies, do you know how powerful you are? Polly Toynbee of The Guardian tells me I am dripping with so much power that I...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: Free speech but only if you follow the party line

In response to, “Kathy Gyngell: Only emote. The establishment’s post-Diana orthodoxy on parade in Paris”, Vera wrote: With more than a touch of hypocrisy too....

Kathy Gyngell: Only emote. The establishment’s post-Diana orthodoxy on parade in Paris

I had mixed feelings last night after 24 hours of non-stop news reporting of the ‘unprecedented’ Unity Rally held in Paris. Nearly two million people...

David Keighley: The strange matter of the sudden BBC U-turn over depicting figures from the Koran

Let’s be very clear. The BBC’s decision in the wake of Charlie Hebdo to allow in future depictions of figures from the Koran is...

Laura Perrins: Free speech is sacrosanct  – as long as you worship the Gods of the liberal elite

There is a stench wafting down from Mount Pompous. The liberal elite, who inhabit Mount Pompous, are generating such a stink of hypocrisy it...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: We must debate failure of multiculturalism

In reply to, ‘David Keighley: By denouncing Farage the political class seeks to shut down debate on multiculturalism’, Kirk Dickenson wrote: Congratulations David Keighley for writing in defence...