Harrison Griffiths

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  • Is climate change denial really on the rise?

    Harrison Griffiths

    Earlier this week, the Guardian published a write-up of a report titled ‘Third of UK teenagers believe climate change exaggerated, … Continue reading "Is climate change denial really on the rise?"


  • Britain is going cashless – and that’s fine

    Harrison Griffiths

    Britain is moving in a decidedly cashless direction. In the decade between 2012 and 2022, cash payments fell from 54 … Continue reading "Britain is going cashless – and that’s fine"


  • How zero-sum thinking leads to zero-sum policies

    Harrison Griffiths

    Two new batches of data have emerged in recent weeks studying peoples’ tendency to think in zero-sum terms. One piece … Continue reading "How zero-sum thinking leads to zero-sum policies"


  • The problem with ‘everything-bagel’ YIMBYism

    Harrison Griffiths

    Earlier this year, progressive columnist Ezra Klein wrote a column criticising ‘everything-bagel liberalism’ (by “liberalism”, Klein meant left wing progressivism, … Continue reading "The problem with ‘everything-bagel’ YIMBYism"


  • Protection, containment, and restitution – a liberal vision of criminal justice

    Harrison Griffiths

    Increasing crime rates are always cause for concern, but the UK’s pathetically low rates of crime solving are making the … Continue reading "Protection, containment, and restitution – a liberal vision of criminal justice"


  • Why we should not obsess about headline net migration figures

    Harrison Griffiths

    Recent ONS figures show that in 2022, net migration into the UK exceeded 600,000 people, with more than 1m people … Continue reading "Why we should not obsess about headline net migration figures"


  • Why liberals should not take a side in the Culture War

    Harrison Griffiths

    For a brief period in the mid-late 2010s, it looked like the Culture War might be an environment in which … Continue reading "Why liberals should not take a side in the Culture War"


  • National Conservatism – another liberal response

    Harrison Griffiths

    With a selection of MPs and authors attempting to launch a National Conservative movement in the UK, my colleague Alex … Continue reading "National Conservatism – another liberal response"


  • Book review: “Burning Down The House” by Andrew Koppelman

    Harrison Griffiths

    Those of us in the free market movement who spend too much time online are acutely aware that libertarians have … Continue reading "Book review: “Burning Down The House” by Andrew Koppelman"


  • Don Lavoie: The most important libertarian – and Leftist! – you’ve never heard of

    Harrison Griffiths

    Any free market liberal worth their salt will be familiar with the basic argument made about central planning by the … Continue reading "Don Lavoie: The most important libertarian – and Leftist! – you’ve never heard of"