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The Council House Smoking Ban

18.05.2017

I used to do a lot of radio and television. In the past few years, I have largely given up. The BBC no longer pays for appearances, instead expecting its contributors to drive to London or to remote studios for the love of being broadcast.

A Few Words on the General Election

03.05.2017

Unless I fall under a bus before polling day, this will be the tenth General Election in which I have voted. It may be long-term electoral fatigue that leaves me so unexcited by and uninterested in the process.

Viva Obama! A View from the English Right

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13.04.2017

Note: Since I am not an American, I have no right to feel disappointed by Mr Trump’s apparent pulling off his mask to show the usual neo-conservative skull beneath. I am disappointed, even so.

The History of the Libertarian Alliance

By: Sean Gabb
15.03.2017

The Libertarian Alliance was established in 1979. The founded members of the organization included Chris Tame who is sadly no longer with us, his ex wife Judy Englander, not yet his wife at that time, David Ramsey Steele and David Davis who is still with us and who is still be a member of the Libertarian Alliance committee.

Traditionalism and Free Trade: An Exercise in Libertarian Outreach

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06.02.2017

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.