One group is composed of those who pursue personal ambition ungoverned by any set of principles that might impede those aims.
His 1962 work “Rationalism in Politics and Other Essays” stands as one of the most significant and accessible cornerstones of modern Conservative thought.
No society can operate on laws alone. The demonisation of opposition by both sides of the Brexit divide is dangerous.
He had a rare gift for reaching Jewish and non-Jewish and popular and elite audiences with his advocacy of community over individualism.
“It’s the single most worrying intellectual current that we have lived through”, Daniel Hannan explains in this extract from our latest live event.
We republish a personal Tory manifesto first published by this site almost exactly five years ago.
“The greatest trial that all human beings have to confront is that of death. How to accept the fact that I will die.”
He explains why he believes Gyimah, his former PPS, and others are making a mistake in switching to the Liberal Democrats.
‘Liberal democracy’ is not an inevitable combination. Nor, it seems, is it necessarily a sustainable one.
It feels like our Party has forgotten that even a broad church needs shared values on which its different wings and traditions can agree.
The way equalities law applies to “philosophical belief” has created a messy courtroom battleground for all sorts of angry fringe groups to seek protection.
Historically, we have developed our best new ideas and talents when in Opposition. We must break that cycle, and renew our movement now.
To mark Key’s resignation, we republish our founder’s insights into the basis of his success.