Richard Dawkins is dragged into America’s tedious free-speech war

Jul 23, 2017 by

by Douglas Murray, Spectator: Anyone who has followed the free-speech wars in America over recent years will know that by now, basically, nobody can speak anywhere. Especially at centres like that one-time home of free speech, Berkeley, California, you now cannot speak in public if you’re a man or...

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There is too much phoney tolerance

Jun 10, 2017 by

by Mick Hume, spiked: A perversion of the t-word is being used to excuse restricting free speech. Tory prime minister Theresa May said after the London Bridge terror attack that ‘There is – to be frank – too much tolerance of extremism in our country’, and that ‘we need to become far more robust...

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The Iron-Fisted Tyranny of Political Correctness

May 6, 2017 by

by Regis Nicoll, Crisis Magazine: In the span of a few years, the dictatorship of relativism has given way to the tyranny of political correctness. Under the first regime, universal truth was supplanted by personal truth; under the current one, it is exchanged for outright falsehood. Consider the...

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Dear God, Tim can’t take your calls any more — he’s got five seats to win

Apr 30, 2017 by

by Rod Liddle, Sunday Times:   […] Oh please God save us from this new generation of people, from their suffocating tolerance, their stifling certitude, their implacable self-righteousness, their totalitarian liberality, their mimsy authoritarianism. {Isle of Wight MP] Turner had made...

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In this election, Christians should deploy the power of the cross

Apr 26, 2017 by

by Paul Goodman, Conservative Home: ConservativeHome sheds no tears for the martyrdom of St Tim of Westmorland, not least because it didn’t, in the final event, actually take place.  Farron yesterday said that he doesn’t believe gay sex is a sin, after all – thereby offering his pinch of incense...

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The cruel hounding of Tim Farron is bloodsport for secularists

Apr 26, 2017 by

by Stephen Daisley, Spectator: For the benefit of Sky News, standard Christian doctrine says gay sex is a sin. It’s the sin that gives sinning a good name. There ought to be a stewards’ inquiry into why it didn’t make it into the Ten Commandments. But, yes, it’s one of those trespasses we ask to...

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