Conservatives and Liberals share a new opponent – Progressive Authoritarians

Apr 18, 2018 by

by Alex Morton, Conservative Home: Recent years have seen the rise of what might be termed the ‘progressive authoritarian’ movement on everything from race, gender, sexuality and religion. It seeks to impose, via government, its view on the world. It is in favour of quotas and targets for...

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Society is awash with hatred, but love is stronger

Mar 26, 2018 by

by David Robertson: A strong contender for word of the year for 2018 is already ‘hate’. Every day we hear about hate speech, hate groups and numerous slogans along the line of ‘love trumps hate’. In this regard I was intrigued by a proposal from the city of Hamilton in...

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My letter to the BBC

Mar 21, 2018 by

By Canon J. John. [Published first on his blog, then in Premier Christianity, this open letter from the well-known evangelist lists the ways in which the BBC fails the nation by not reflecting authentic Christianity.] […] More subtly, in historical programmes there is all too frequently the...

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When the ‘silly’ becomes the ‘sinister’. The latest round in the culture wars

Mar 15, 2018 by

by Gavin Ashenden: Who would have thought that shopping at Waitrose could be such a bleeding-edge cultural and political experience? A supermarket has become the latest battle ground for the culture wars and the fight to control both what words mean and how we celebrate the family. If you had gone...

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Smearing Ryan T. Anderson

Feb 3, 2018 by

by Rod Dreher, The American Conservative: Forgive me for repeating myself, but this is really bothering me. I’ve said in this space on a number of occasions that a few people I know who had lived under communism are now saying that they are seeing signs in the West of communist techniques coming...

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Can We Stop Fighting Over Schools?

Jan 31, 2018 by

by  Charles L. Glenn, Public Discourse: Most other nations with advanced levels of universal schooling provide public support to faith-based schools with no evident harm to their social fabric and with considerably less conflict over schooling. The time has come for the United States to adopt...

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