A Bakery, A Wedding Cake, and the United States Supreme Court | Karl Cooper

The United States of America prides itself on many things. But if one was to ask an American what makes the US so great, a lot of them would cite the US Constitution and the First Amendment as the cornerstone of American values, and the ability for any individual to practice and preach whatever religion, […]

Grammar schools: selective aspiration beats comprehensive failure | Joseph Prebble

I am not a huge fan of Theresa May. Her time as Home Secretary was plagued by a hopeless failure to meet immigration targets and the growth of a quasi-surveillance state. So it is with pleasant surprise that I greet her and education secretary Justine Greening’s brave foray into the potential of grammar schools. I […]

Grammar schools: A vital lifeline for social mobility | Harry Mason

Aside From “Brexit means Brexit”, Theresa May’s boldest commitment so far has been the grammar school revolution – the proposal to repeal Labour’s 1998 ban on the opening of new grammar schools, in order to give England’s brightest youngsters an encouraging platform from which to leap, regardless of class or social status. It’s wonderful to […]

Black Lives Matter offer anger, not answers | Joseph Prebble

With a little over four months remaining until he leaves office, it is hard not to remark that perhaps the most regrettable failure of President Barack Obama has surrounded race relations. Voted in by 95% of black voters twice and gifted by charisma, the new age of racial equality has not yet been realised, with […]