October, 2017

September, 2017

May, 2017

  • 24 May

    Liberty, Equality and Security – They Must Stand Together or Fall

    Benjamin Franklin said “those that would sacrifice essential liberty for a little temporary security deserve neither liberty nor security.” John Adams echoes that “Those who trade liberty for security have neither.” Many today consider that liberty is a necessary trade off for security. I would go further, and argue that …

  • 1 May

    Progressives Must Guarantee the Right to Live Freely

    Lately, there has been some talk of a greater collaboration between progressives of various stripes from around the world. I wholeheartedly agree that more cooperation is necessary to fight back against reactionary forces across the globe. Nevertheless, there is often such a wide disparity of beliefs that it is hard …

April, 2017

  • 24 April

    For the Rise of Extremes, Blame the Centre Ground

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    Much has been said recently about the threat of populism on the right and the left. People have been calling for tolerance and freedom of speech – sentiments which I wholly agree with. When we tolerate people and their right to hold opinions however, it doesn’t mean we have to tolerate …