Total 6 Posts
Ladybird Libertarians: Dan Hannan, Paddington and the pernicious impact of 1970s children’s literature on Brexit thinking.8 min read
How 1970s kids books formed the intellectual basis for Brexit. In essence “Ladybird books” were a kind of propaganda but we never noticed — and a lot of people still haven’t. (Warning: “May contain Dan Hannans.”)
Why Boris Johnson must resist the pressure by libertarians of all types and stripes to lift all Covid-19 lockdown restrictions early.
A mix of flawed strategy and dreadful vaccine nationalism — the libertarians are in charge of the country at the worst of time to our peril.
On the government’s mixed messages on face masks and its failure at keeping a simple and coherent public health policy. Office workers, no. Customers, yes. In shops, yes. In restaurants, no. Next week, yes. Today, no...