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HS2 and London-centric thinking

It is sometimes easy to forget that the United Kingdom enjoys an extensive intercity network with trains operating at speeds of over 200kph (120 mph), so it could be argued high speed rail already exists across the nation.

by British Awakening, 29 May 2019

Other Items That Caught Our Eye This Week - w/e 25 May

Theresa May announces resignation, a brief look at some of the contenders, Electoral Commission shenanigans, social media censorship, persecution of Christians, political crisis in Austria, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 26 May 2019

The Propagation of Political Correctness

Saturation involves persistently repeating politically correct points of view, and suppression involves preventing other points of view from being heard, and suppressing facts.

by Chauncey Tinker, 22 May 2019

Other Items That Caught Our Eye This Week - w/e 18 May

European elections next week, Tommy Robinson supporters attacked by thugs on the campaign trail, police arrest man for covering his face, Islamophobia definition rejected, Craneman to the rescue, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 19 May 2019

Political Correctness Was Always Mad

The phrase 'political correctness gone mad' emerged as the first challenge to the prevailing and it seemed ever expanding reach of political correctness.

by Chauncey Tinker, 15 May 2019

Other Items That Caught Our Eye This Week - w/e 11 May

Brexit, European elections, another parliamentary expenses scandal, BBC in the spotlight, Danny Baker the lifelong Labour supporter and the royal baby, the Sharia gallery, EU double standards on Erdogan, Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan, and other stories.

by The Participator, 12 May 2019

The Myth Of The Hard Working Immigrant

The myth of the hard working immigrant is not only a lie but also a great insult to the indigenous peoples, since it implies that the indigenous people are inherently lazy by comparison with the hard working immigrant.

by Chauncey Tinker, 8 May 2019

Other Items That Caught Our Eye This Week - w/e 4 May

England local elections, Brexit customs union compromise possibly on the horizon, Huawei scandal continues, David Lammy incites violence against Tommy Robinson, Conservatives banned from Facebook, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 5 May 2019

Parliamentarians duped over Islamophobia part 3

I don't usually do box sets but there is just so much to say about the All Party Parliamentary Group on Muslims report Islamophobia Defined that it just keeps calling me back, fascinated by the brazenness of the attack on our freedom of expression.

by ECAW, 1 May 2019

Other Items That Caught Our Eye This Week - w/e 27 April

Brexit legal challenge, Huawei leak, Brexit Party candidates for EU elections announced, Tommy Robinson standing, Change UK Islamophobia accusations, Roger Scruton fightback, social media censorship, US Attorney General claims controversy, and many other stories.

by The Participator, 28 Apr 2019

Extinction Rebellion And The Climate Con

Extinction Rebellion is a political movement committed to non-violent protest against climate breakdown and biodiversity loss. Lacking credible leadership they put Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish student with Asperger's in front of the cameras. Smart move, who is going to give a rough interview to a 16-year-old with Asperger's eh?

by British Awakening, 26 Apr 2019

The Limits Of Freedom Of Speech

Western governments are increasingly limiting what their citizens are allowed to say. In order to oppose this trend effectively I believe we must first set out clearly where we think the limits should be. In this series I have set out where I think the red lines should be drawn.

by Chauncey Tinker, 24 Apr 2019

Other Items That Caught Our Eye This Week - w/e 20 April

Brexit news, Brexit Party news, Con Party news, various agendas, Yellow Vest news, Jackanory with Theresa May, and other stories.

by The Participator, 21 Apr 2019

UK Citizens Need Protection From Selective Enforcement Of The Law

Why should anyone respect the law when it is not enforced in an even-handed way? The UK's justice system is being increasingly corrupted by the unequal application of the law.

by Chauncey Tinker, 17 Apr 2019

Other Items That Caught Our Eye This Week - w/e 13 April

Brexit can kicked down the road, the hounding of Roger Scruton, the Orwellian war on fake news, jihad news - Shamima Begum back in the headlines for all the wrong reasons, migrant crisis news, crime wave news, and other stories.

by The Participator, 14 Apr 2019

Incitement - A New Legal Framework

My definition divides incitement into two main categories, DIRECT and INDIRECT. I propose that only direct incitement should ever be criminalized, and even then only when it is deemed as "CREDIBLE" according to a credibility test that I set out in this post.

by Chauncey Tinker, 11 Apr 2019

Other Items That Caught Our Eye This Week - w/e 6 April

Brexit news - X DAYS TO GO?, Other EU news, Local elections looming, LGBTQI VS ISLAM the battle in Birmingham continues, Migrant crisis, and other stories

by The Participator, 7 Apr 2019

The Rotten Parliament - Time For Deselections

The despair amongst my fellow Brexiteers is palpable as is the growing concern amongst remainers that believe in democracy. So what if I told you this was actually a good week? Finally now you can see them, Brexit has flushed them out into the open.

by British Awakening, 5 Apr 2019

Incitement and Current Law

The aim here is to look at the current laws around incitement in the US and the UK to see where I disagree with current limits on freedom of speech.

by Chauncey Tinker, 3 Apr 2019