Edmund Burke

For the Conservatives, Worker Is Not a Collective Noun

Alastair Roderick | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Politics
Alastair Roderick

The post-Thatcher Conservative party has morphed into a strange Hayekian-Faragist hybrid, where the logic of fear of others is bound up with a refusal to countenance economic alternatives to modern crisis-producing, financialised capitalism.

In Praise of Denis MacShane, Modern Politics' Tragic Hero

Alan Wager | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Politics
Alan Wager

It was the tabloid's reaction, along with senior Tory MPs, to Vince Cable's evocation of Enoch Powell in bemoaning the current immigration panic that was inconsistent and fragmented- both accepting the negative connotations of Powell, while pursuing his modern equivalent. It also showed why Denis MacShane will be missed in public office...

Mehdi Hasan

Will This Man One Day Lead The Conservative Party?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Politics

To call Jesse Norman “clever” would be an understatement. The Conservative MP for Hereford and South Herfordshire has a classics degree from Oxfo...

Iraq - Humble Advice to Its People

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

Edmund Burke, the Irish political philosopher, wrote: "When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacr...