Privacy: The 21st Century Civil Rights Struggle

Antony Timlin | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Politics
Antony Timlin

It's been a torrid couple of weeks for David Cameron. Ministerial incompetence combined with headline grabbing cock-up's such as the Granny Tax, the Pasty Tax, a tax break for millionaires and the fuel crisis have produced an entirely self inflicted news cycle that refuses to die.

In Defence of Political Correctness - And Freedom of Speech

Alastair Roderick | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Politics
Alastair Roderick

There are many enemies right now, political and real. Freedom is under threat, and not just from fundamentalists. Those who don't give a name to their ideology, who hide behind non-ideology, or who claim to be post-ideological make an ideological claim just as surely as if they declare themselves to be communists or fascists; and will keep on distracting us with straw men, unwilling to draw a line in the sand, to say - this is what I believe.

Can Hugh Grant Rescue the Phone Hacking Scandal?

Josh Oldham | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Politics
Josh Oldham

Hugh Grant strikes me as a man frustrated. Giving interviews at a fringe event at the Tory party conference this week, he once again continued his eff...