Compassion and the Free Market

Conservatives are evil, our opponents like to say. Conservatives are selfish. Conservatives are only interested in the acquisition of material wealth. Whereas Socialists are kindly. Socialists wish to redistribute. Socialists want to use the apparatus of the state to take money from the undeserving and redistribute it to those in Read more…

The Thatcher Factor

Margaret Thatcher. Britain’s first woman Prime Minister. The longest continuously serving Prime Minister of the 20th Century. A global icon. So why are some Conservatives so nervous about her? Thatcher conspicuously rejected consensus. In a political climate where “compromise” is heralded as a great virtue – indeed, it seems to Read more…