Category Archives: Europe

On Normality…

Even before the killing of Father Jacques Hamel the French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, said that France “is going to have to live with terrorism”. Regular atrocities have become the “new norm”. Imagine, if you will, going back in time. … Continue reading

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Against “Liberty”, “Democracy, “Independence” et cetera…

Among the worst vices of the modern left is a tendency to promote as sacred concepts that are of little or no essential worth. A hundred starving men are “equal” but this is no consolation. Votes for Hitler were “democratic” … Continue reading

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This House Cannot Stand…

It is often feared that multiculturalism divides native populations from ethnic minorities, but it is becoming increasingly clear that there is multiculturalism within native populations – and that those populations are truly divided. Across Europe, liberal and left-wing voters have … Continue reading

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“Civilisation” Versus “Lifestyle”…

According to Mark Rowley of the Metropolitan police, ISIS have declared war on “Western lifestyle”. It seems typical of Europe in the twenty-first century that instead of “Western civilisation” it is “Western lifestyle”. Jihadists do not oppose our heritage, our … Continue reading

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Against Liberal Triumphalism…

“Civilisation,” claims Nick Cohen, “Came from the battering that religion took from the Enlightenment.” For liberal triumphalists like Mr Cohen, culture and science sprang into existence around the time that Voltaire first poked fun at faith. Before this, Britain was … Continue reading

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On the Failings of Unrepresentative Democracy…

We live, as all sixth form politics students will know, in a representative democracy, where elected officials rule on our behalf. One might think that they represent our opinions but few things could be more incorrect. It is a fact … Continue reading

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Eastern Europe and Immigration…

In the past few days my Facebook feed has been crammed with English friends demanding that the borders be opened and Polish friends demanding that they be closed. The difference is striking. Why do Eastern Europeans not want to accept … Continue reading

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