The lesson they will draw is: don’t risk letting the Many upset the apple cart that the Few have so artfully constructed.
His life and works appears to have little influence at the top of the current Conservative Party, and among the wider membership and the British public. But it seems that in those countries where Scruton went behind the Iron Curtain, his work and life is not just remembered, he is still actively saving minds.
Garvan Walshe is a former National and International Security Policy Adviser to the Conservative Party Democracy doesn’t defend itself. It only survives if citizens and the politicians they elect defend political institutions and keep those who would destroy them out of power. This is the idea behind militant democracy, whose name we owe to the […]
Whittaker Chambers’ memoir exposed a major Communist plot and toppled New Deal royalty. It remains relevant today.
In memory of the author of “Republican Party Reptile”, who showed why our economic system won the Cold War.
Our woke elites want to return to the pre-modern idea of group rights, collective identity and advancement by caste.
She tells our editor about her remarkable journey from escaping a communist dictatorship to standing for election in Bury.
When our companies build factories there, the expertise changes hands – and companies fall under the influence of the Communist Party.
Jihyun Park was beaten, tortured, used for sex and put in a North Korean labour camp – before escaping, and making a new life for herself here.
The harrowing personal story of Jihyun Park, followed by her selection as a Tory candidate in Bury, puts current political obsessions in perspective.
In my case, the contraband was books – taken into then communist Czechoslovakia through a network linked to the charity Aid to the Church in Need.
If you want societies that seek to impose virtue by force, leave the rest of us to muddled old Britain, and try Jonestown.
Arrested by the KGB for bringing in leaflets supporting multilateral disarmament, I was “banned for life” from returning.
Though micro-measures aimed at those responsible might work: travel bans, asset seizures, arrest warrants.