A Brief History of Conservatism (I): Preface, and Property

Preface to the series:The intention of this series of articles, which shall run over the next two months, is to propose an understanding of the history of conservatism, and the currents of thought that flow like rivers into a deep lake. This is a grand undertaking, since there is no central text to conservatism, unlike […]

To Christmas, to family | Will Saunders

We are told, in this confusingĀ age of such swirling flux and old-fangled modernity, that Christmas has little place. It is but a consumerist parody of its former self, a ghost that lingers to serve only the masters of the rat race we run ourselves ragged in. Instead of coming together, and appreciating the candlelit company […]

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As Liberalism Dies, Marriage can be Reborn | Oliver Norgrove

Thanks in large part to a damning referendum result and swift change of government, British conservatism appears to have been offered an escape route out of muted, liberal imprisonment. It has been a long while, and ecstatic though I am that patriotic conservatism is once again firmly on the agenda, I remain hesitant over what […]