Conservatives must embrace the challenge of the new media│ Conrad Lewandowski

After the shock result of the 1992 general election, where the Conservatives did far better than expected, The Sun declared on its front page that it was their support “wot won it”. Yet despite the Conservatives having the backing of most of the press, it was Labour that did far better than expected in June’s […]

Top 10 Most Oppressive Regimes for Women | Sarah Stook

Move over manspreading, because there are other issues that actually mean something to us girls. In many countries across the world, we see women who face their genitals getting mutilated, their faces attacked with acid for daring not to agree to the marriage of some idiot in their village and being murdered by their own […]

Coming Home: Why Conservatism Appeals to Young People│ Jake Scott

I would like to make a brief apology in advance to those reading this article, as it will be somewhat different in tone to previous articles I have written. I enjoy a good polemic from time to time, for it is easier to tear down someone else than it is to build your own theory […]

One nation conservatism is a way of seeing the world│ Alastair Stewart

One day, after many years of advocating his legacy, I woke up to find Benjamin Disraeli’s face all over the TV. Had the prophet returned? No, Ed Miliband has pinched his legacy.I’m being facetious, but there’s a point: ‘one nation’ is a loaded phrase. You hear it and think of ‘unity’. In fact, it’s a […]

From FDR to Obama: Rating the Modern US Presidents | Sarah Stook

From the dour Nixon to smooth Clinton, the Presidents during and since WW2 have been an interesting group. In terms of policy, we have seen how different ideologies have shaped the way that the Presidents have run the nation, and how the nation was affected by those policies. Scholars certainly have their views on the […]

Appeasement Over Ideology, Growth Over Savings, A Change in Direction: Hammond’s second budget │ Luke Caldecott

Cast your mind back to Philip Hammond’s first budget back in March; opinion polls strongly in his favour, however with only a wafer-thin majority and no manifesto to back up the new party leadership, he remained constrained by prior commitments from the deceased Cameron-Osborne regime. Back then, no individual in the United Kingdom could’ve possibly […]

Conservatives Should Be Natural Environmentalists | Matthew Cowley

The Conservative Party’s decision to act to reduce the impact of things like plastic and diesel on our environment are some of the headline policies from a series of brilliant initiatives from Environment Secretary Michael Gove as he looks to safeguard our environment for future generations. While Gove and the Conservative Party have made progress […]

Has May got a one-nation Brexit policy?│ Alastair Stewart

When Theresa May assumed office, she used her first speech to define herself as a “one-nation” Tory. The evidence suggests otherwise. Highlights of May’s Premiership to date include being forced by the Supreme Court to face parliamentary scrutiny, failing to win an outright mandate from the British public and not producing any semblance of a […]

Stop Squawking about Peter Hitchens; you’ve proven him right│ James McQuillan

It is truly incredible to see journalists from Huffington Post, among others, completely lose their minds over Peter Hitchens’ blog. Opinions are abound and articles which completely miss the point are just, infecting social media. It begs the honest question: Do you actually read his posts? Or just freak out over the title?And no, you […]

Anti-Semitism: The Last Taboo? | Sarah Stook

‘It’s such a shame that the History teachers in our school never taught us this but they are the first to start brainwashing us and our children into thinking the bad guy was Hitler. What have the Jews done good in this world?’ Five years ago, Nasreen ‘Naz’ Khan posted this on a FB page. […]