‘Fake news’. It’s the current big news not just in the USA and Britain, but in every Western nation in the world.
Of the issues that divide libertarians and traditionalists, free trade may be the most important. It is central to nearly all our debates. Do we tend to a contractual or an organic view of human relationships? Do we embrace or do we fear a technological and economic progress that is carrying us into a world we cannot predict? Do we regard mankind as a single race, capable, despite its present separations, of a single future history? Or do we regard these present separations as inevitable, and perhaps worth maintaining? Where do we stand in the debate over England that took place between about 1830 and 1850? In all these and more, how we view free trade will usually correlate with, and may determine, the side that we take.
Today, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom will rule whether Parliament or ministers have the power to begin the Brexit process.
In November of last year, the High Court in London ruled that the Brexit procedure cannot be started without the approval of parliament. After the court statement, the government appealed to the Supreme Court.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the government’s plans for a full Brexit and plans for a new relationship with the European Union.
Theresa May has named specific next steps: withdrawing from the European market and canceling trade agreements, terminating the European Court's jurisdiction over the territory of the kingdom, and independent control over migration. However, the prime minister stressed the need for cooperation with the EU in the field of defense and security, particularly in combating terrorism and international crime.
When considering the concept of ‘brainwashing’ most people still think in terms of the methods used by the totalitarian communist societies of the last century.
Just over two months ago, I was interviewed by The Daily Mail. Let me give the facts of the story that I was told.