Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Paul T Horgan: Forget the Hollywood spin. Private firms not the State act in the public interest

One ready source of badness for the movie-makers and liberal novelists tired of marauding extra-terrestrials is the conglomerate business.  Amoral corporations, according to screenwriters,...

Chris McGovern: Only an end to the deadening GCSE monopoly will set our schools truly free

The Prime Minister is promising another 500 free schools should the Conservatives win the general election. This will more than double the 408 that...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: The Conservative Woman has changed my life

In response to Kathy Gyngell and Laura Perrins: Welcome to our first birthday party. Social conservatism is fighting back, pyotr leflegin wrote: Many happy returns,...

Mark Ellse: Some things never change. The Romans bribed their voters too

I was talking to a septuagenarian friend the other night. 'You know, I feel it is wrong not to vote but I really don't...

David Keighley: Tony Hall should own up to the Beeb’s pro-EU bias

BBC Director-General Lord Hall is appearing before the Commons European Scrutiny Committee tomorrow. Does that matter? Yes, hugely. Sir William ‘Bill' Cash, the committee chair, and his...

Laura Perrins: The gender pay gap is baloney. Most women would rather not run Megabank plc

On Sunday, I sacrificed my usual roast lunch to do the rounds of broadcasting studios, attempting to explain why International Women’s Day is a...

Kathy Gyngell: Shame and stigma protect our children

I got pregnant before I got married. But I did get married before I gave birth. For that I have to thank my husband. As...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: Jenni Murray’s fat presenters campaign has real weight

In response to Kathy Gyngell: Jenni Murray declares war on the autocutie. Empower plain, fat presenters, gammosiuwong wrote: I suspect that there are already armies of women...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: Obama has betrayed men and boys

The world changes when mothers stand up for their sons, which is distinctly different than fathers standing up for their sons, since nobody cares...

Andrew Cadman: Farage is another Martin Luther. He leads a peasants’ revolt against supranational power

It’s Bladerunner time yet again, with the news that the sequel to the iconic Sci-Fi film is to be made. I must say that...