Another week, another Tory drama, this time involving Matt Hancock and Prime Minister Boris Johnson. But the ‘root causes’ in the background of this latest episode require closer public scrutiny. Because many of today’s politicians seem to have forgotten that government is about leadership – leaders who provide governance and …Read More »
Under the cover of Covid: Outdoor smoking bans in UK are the next phase of an authoritarian project launched 20 years ago
Oxford was described by the poet Matthew Arnold as the “home of lost causes”. Let’s hope that proves true, because much of what is currently coming out of the university city – and its county – isn’t good at all. Climate change alarmism? In 2019, Oxford City Council declared a …Read More »
‘Zero Covid’ may sound ideal, but it’s utopian, fanciful, authoritarian nonsense. Is that why so many lefties love it?
Governments should adopt a strategy of eliminating Covid-19. Who could argue with that? After five months of lockdowns over the past year in the UK, everyone is mightily sick of living with restrictions. If there is a way of driving the virus out altogether, perhaps we should take it. But …Read More »
One year into ‘15 days to flatten the curve’, why are we still tolerating authoritarian government clampdowns on our daily lives?
One year ago, at noon on Tuesday, March 17, France went into total lockdown for the first time. Until then, Covid-19 was something of which we were faintly aware – background noise in our daily lives that was mostly relegated to Wuhan, China. But we all had that one moment …Read More »
“Authoritarian forces consistently attempt to violate the existing norms-based order,” Tsai said. “Taiwan has been at the receiving end of such military threats on a daily basis.” The president was speaking at a security forum in Taipei, and did not explicitly refer to the country’s longtime nemesis, China. He also …Read More »
The UK government’s new Covid rules are authoritarian and arbitrary. How much longer will people put up with this?
From September 14, it will be illegal for more than six people to gather in a variety of places, including private homes, in England. This ban also extends to restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs and even outdoor spaces, and applies across the board to all ages. However, the rule won’t apply …Read More »
Still there are disputes between professionals and economists from different countries, what system of management is most effective, particularly in the field of agriculture. There are advocates of large collective farms, the type of collective and state farms, where the members of these associations are self-employed workers, and ownership of …Read More »