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On Saxon Liberty | Rievaulx

Freedom and individualism are deeply rooted in the Germanic peoples, from the earliest Things and Folkmoots to our primordial warrior-kings who swore themselves to their people (rather than to their crowns). Part of this...

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A Liberal Attack on the Nanny State | Charles Amos

The Government’s most recent paternalistic measures are a total outrage. The complete ban on online HFSS advertising is an affront to free speech, the necessity to display calorie counts a bureaucratic nightmare, and the...

Debate: The Priority of Security or Liberty? 0

Debate: The Priority of Security or Liberty?

This article is composed of two speeches made at a recent debate night at the University of Birmingham Conservative Society’s Port and Policy event.    Security over Liberty (Jake Scott) Benjamin Franklin remarked in...

The Chorus of the Backbench | Angus Gillan 0

The Chorus of the Backbench | Angus Gillan

“his unbiassed opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set of men living.” Edmund Burke, Speech to the Bristol Electors, 1774...